60 persons have received training on volunteerism and the national policy on inclusive volunteerism as a tool for creating employment.
The training is given owing to the continuing increase in the nation’s unemployment figure.
The advocacy, organized for the North-East geo-political zone in Yola, was put together by the Nigerian Volunteer Service, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF).
State actors, youths, individual volunteers, and faith-based organizations were brought together to key into promoting and harnessing the potentials of volunteerism towards nation-building.
Barr Emmanuel Okwugha, Acting Director NNVS unveiled the plan of action to raise the level of awareness on volunteerism as the process of economic recovery for conflict-affected people, IDPs, and their host communities.
Mr. Andrew Adejo, Permanent Secretary, Political and Economic Affairs, stated that they would further strengthen institutional and individual capacities for effective volunteer service delivery.
Earlier, Mallam Bashiru Ahmed, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) said it is imperative to reach out for inclusive volunteerism at all levels to raise awareness to render services to the people.