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42 MONDAY, JUNE 19, 2017 homes & property Lafarge partners NBTE, others on technical skills acquisition Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi L AfArgE Africa Plc says it is seeking ways to gainfully engage youths in communities where it engages in business and has enrolled 15 youths from Ogun, gombe and Cross river states in the maiden Cement Professional Technician Programme. The programme involves the training of youths in the cement manufacturing process. The Country Chief Executive Officer, Lafarge Africa Plc, Michel Puchercos, who was represented by the Communications, Public Affairs and Sustainable Development Director, Lafarge Africa, folashade Ambrose-Medebem at the inauguration, said the initiative would increase local content of Lafarge operations in the country and bridge the skills gap in the cement industry. The programme, he said was in partnership with the National Board for Technical Education, Industrial Training fund and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association, adding that the certificate awarded gFW FR&w&RvVB&P67&VFFVB'FR%DR@fƖBf"F֗76F琤vW&VfW'6G7Vp@FPVwW&F@G&7VFbFRWpFW2BFRWvV&BwV7FFRFPvW"f&vRg&65E֖6V6V&7FFVBFBFR6琦BWFVBFR66PB6fW&vRbFR66VPF6VFR66V6R&6V@Vr66VfW'2g&ЧFR'FV7BB6WFХ6WFvVƗF6W2`FR6VG'6V&WVBF@FVvFR66VRv0FW6vVBf"VvW&V@bWF2G&vg&G07B6VFW2@'&FvrFR62v@&fpV&ƗGrFRF&vWFVBWF2FP67&VFFF@'FW'6vFFR%DP2vV2FRFbBFPF67VFFfP76V&ǐFPFP6W'Ff6FPfƖ@f F֗76vW&VfW'6FW266&FrFFPG&r2BWVp'F6G2vv&V6VfRFV"G&r7&70FR6VG'7FFRbFRЦ'BG&r6VG&W2vFvVFvRBFV6662Fv&FR6VV@GW7G'आRFFVBFBFW&RvV@&RG&rV66VV7G&67G'VVFF@WFFFV6vW26VV@Vf7GW&r&6W72@VG&W&VWW'6V6W&62FVBF@FR&w&RB&VVVfVBB&fVBWF'&r6vRFP66WGBv2'BbFP6( 26'&FR66&W76&ƗGआRFFVB( vFF0V6bFR5EPVW"'F6G2v&Pf&ǒGV7FVBFFP&w&RBv'Vf F&VRV'27&72W 6F2vW&( FW6P'F6G0G&vg&W"7@6VFW2vVVFP&VVfG0`FV&WF6B&7F666r2vV2fpW7W&R7&72FRG0bf&vRg&6vW&( ХFPwV7FFP6֗76W f VGV6F66V6P@FV6w'2GWPVF6Bf&vRg&6( 0fFBFFfP৖WFFWfVVBW7V6ǐ0&Vv&G066V6R&6VBG&rv06VF&R