Kaduna — The management of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company has concluded plans to train 2,000 youth through third party vendors on meter installation and other technical services.
The Managing Director/CEO of the Company, Engr. Garba Haruna stated this in Birnin Kebbi at the official flag off of the National Mass Metering Programme in the state.
He disclosed that the company would work with its accredited Meter Asset Providers to empower youth in their franchise with skills on meter installation and basic technical skills on house wiring, installations of electrical equipment, etc.
”Beside addressing the issue of estimated billing, the company shall use the National Mass Metering Programme to create 2000 indirect jobs through the accredited Meter Assets Providers”, he said.
He stated that as part of the corporate social responsibility of the Company, it will continue to create the enabling environment for youth to develop their potentialities.
”We have so far kept faith with our promise and shall remain committed until our State and our region attain a prosperous economic status and surmounts her security challenges by engaging our teaming youth on productive ventures”, he stated.