The Mountain Times :- We've Got you covered
Aspirant sponsors technical students
Friday, 21 Jan 2022 21:00 pm
The Mountain Times :- We've Got you covered

The Mountain Times :- We've Got you covered

Gichugu Parliamentary aspirant Dr Njagi Makanga tries his hand in making a chapati at the Dr Njagi Makanga Training Center , Kianyaga market where he has sponsored over 300 students to tain in various technical courses  in conjunction with Vrera Training Institute yesterday.

The Gichugu Parliamentary aspirant  Dr Njagi  Makanga has  sponsored 300 students for various technical courses  from the entire constituency.

The youths both boys and girls who had been desperate to access such training due to their poor backgrounds will now form a data bank through  where  those seeking for their expertise  can access them.

Dr Njagi Makanga (center) with some of the various  directors  at the Dr Njagi Makanga Training Center , Kianyaga market where he has sponsored over 300 students to train in various technical courses  in conjunction with Vera Training Institute yesterday

Speaking when he attended the graduation ceremony for the first lot of 300 students yesterday, Makanga said so far he had spent Sh 30 million to mount the courses, hire instructors ,training equipment and the premises within Kianyaga market.

The aspirant also promised the students that the first top ten in the final examination will secure jobs abroad courtesy of him and his development partners.

“What I have seen during the show casing of your skills leaves me with no doubt that you will among the other professionals in the country ,” he said.

Njagi said if only the many unemployed youths in the country could be equipped with technical skills , the  huge deficit in the labour market could  be reduced significantly.

Gichugu Parliamentary aspirant Dr Njagi Makanga briefing the press  on an initiative he has embarked on to empower Youths from the area  with various technical skills at his own expense at the Dr Njagi Makanga Training  Center , Kianyaga  market yesterday . The first bunch of 300 such students have since been enrolled so far while the second lot of 400 is due soon.

“Once we  equip these youths with the skills they require this will translate to multiplication  of skills and expertise as  they also endeavor to train or employ others.

The training is being undertaken at the Dr Njagi Makanga Training Centre in Kianyaga market and admission is currently limited to youths from Gichugu where he is seeking to become the next area MP.

The   courses conducted in conjunction with the Vera Technical Training Institute include  plumbing, cookery, hair  dressing, hospitality , event organizing and  management  as well as drss making  among others.

A student and beneficiary of Dr Njagi Makanga , KIanyaga market explaining  to the Gichugu parliamentary aspirant Dr Njagi Makanga how modern plumbing is done and how to join plastic pipes using electric power The aspirant has promised to be sourcing for manpower from graduates from the college for all artisan works

The sponsor has since assured those who did not benefit at the onset of the launching  should  not worry as the second lot of 400 students will soon be selected .