Over 50, 000 citizens to benefit from vocational training
By Bridgett Milton
The House of Representatives Committees on Education, Youths, and Sport, Ways Means, and Finance are reviewing an act to create Tappita Statutory District Vocational Training Institute in Tappita, lower Nimba county.
The decision followed a communication from Nimba County District#6 Representative Dorwohn Twain Gleekai to Plenary, craving the indulgence of the august body to enact said institute in his district.
According to Rep. Gleekai, the establishment of the institute will help to address growing need for school-age children and dropouts to acquire functional skills.
He said when established, the institute could help enhance daily livelihood of citizens of the district to enable them contribute to the growth and development of the country.
The Nimba lawmaker said the proposed vocational institution will provide opportunity for over 50,000 citizens mainly, from Lower Nimba, covering Electoral Districts #6 & 9 and adjacent areas of Grand Gedeh, Grand Bassa and Rivercess counties, respectively.
“Honorable Speaker, in review of the aforementioned, I wish to again plead with this Honorable House to accept an enactment into law, creation of the Tappita
Statutory District Vocational Training Institute that shall be governed by a board of trustees in full compliance with the policy of the Ministries of Education and Youth & Sports”, Rep. Gleekai noted. Editing by Jonathan Browne