Aldai member of Parliament Corneli Serem has urged the youth to take up technical courses fostering innovative skills and self employement.
Noting that the huge number of students pursuing university courses that have led to stampede of unemployed human resource, the legislator claimed that they have render young generation jobless due to limited white collar job opportunities in the country.
He emphatically appealed to the form four leavers to enroll TVET courses in various technical institutions the national government have invested in the line with the big four agenda.
“Time will come when government the stopped sponsoring TVET students. We are mobilizing young people to adopt the government initiatives to enrich themselves with skills,” Mp Serem stated.
Speaking in Kimaran Aldai while assessing the progress of rural electrification program,the legislator cited lack of skilled personnel in his paliamentary jurisdiction as the reason for delay in completion of the projects.
” This project should have been complete and get over 100 households connected to the national grid but the contractor could not get people to do the work,” he lamented.
MP Serem said that TVET education is tailored to provide solutions in challenges ailing various sectors including construction, textile and agriculture industries.