Jos varsity trains 88 foreigners on entrepreneurship
From Christiana Gokyo, Jos
The University of Jos has trained 88 foreign students from DR Congo, Liberia, Kenya, Uganda, Togo, Niger Republic and Benin Republic.
The Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Sebastin Maimako disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Jos recently.
He said the partnership developed through the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurship Studies, pointing out that the areas include production of multipurpose liquid soap, hand wash, perfumes, air freshener and liquid antiseptic.
According to him, skills and equipment for photography, videography and photo printing are also being provided for students to become self- employed, adding that the students were trained in both theoretical and practical aspects in order to meet the needs of communities.
According to him, the products are therefore uniquely positioned to be outstanding and provide leadership in their chosen fields of endeavour.