Junior Chamber International Seeks ACCI’s Support In Establishing Training Institutes, Others
The Junior Chamber International Nigeria (JCI) has on sought the support of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) in establishing training institutes for the teaming unemployed Nigerian youths across the country.
JCI also sought the partnership of the ACCI in organising joint business summit where speakers within Abuja and outside would speak on how best youths could diversify their income sources.
The National President JCI, Abiola Olorunnisola stated this during a courtesy visit of the JCI to the ACCI in Abuja on Thursday.
He said his organisation is the largest youth organisation in Nigeria with about 200 thousand active members and more than 100 thousand members in higher institutions in the country.
He also informed the ACCI that his organisation is in over 6 thousand communities in Nigeria with its head office in the US.
He noted that the JCI is an organisation that identifies challenges and problems of the society and proffers solutions. He stated that the organisation also promotes leadership trainings and empowerment, business ideas amongst youths across Africa and above all promotes peace.
While responding, the President Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Alhaji Al-Mujtaba Abubakar expressed ACCI’s readiness to partner with JCI stating that the chamber is always ready to support anything that has to do with the youths.
“The future of any society is the youth. If we develop the youth, society will begin to develop” adding that “when we support them they become responsible and relevant to the society”.
He also stated that the Chamber was ready to partner with JCI on trainings adding training is an area we ACCI has expertise on.
The president also enlightened the guests of the workings of the 4 Centres of the chamber including the Business Entrepreneurship Skills and Technology Centre that handlers the trainings.