Over 500 youths have been trained by Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC Limited on capacity-building.
The workshop was part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Global Initiative designed to support over 500,000 young unemployed people between the ages of 18 and 30 years by 2020, to build life and business skills and long-lasting networks that would translate to meaningful employment and self-sufficiency.
The three-day workshop which took place in Lagos had in attendance seasoned professionals and youths from different parts of the state to enhance their personal development and self-sustenance.
Speaking at NBC’s Youth Empowered Workshop, the Legal, Public Affairs and Communication Director, Nigerian Bottling Company, Mrs. Sade Morgan explained that the impressive turnout for the programme shows that the youths understand the importance of these skills as well as the role of mentors which the company has come to provide.
She added that NBC remained committed to doing its part to assist government in resolving unemployment challenge by embarking on the initiative. She said NBC was committed to helping the youth unearth their potentials through this kind of initiative.