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LESDEP trains 572 youth in Trade Vocations in Upper East


464574522 576698Bolgatanga, Jan 15, GNA- The Local Enterprises and Skills Development Programme (LESDEP) has trained 527 youth in various trade vocations in the Upper East Region.

     Speaking to the Ghana News Agency at Bolgatanga, during a graduation ceremony, the Regional Coordinator of the Programme, Mr Robert Agaab said out of the 527 trained, 115 were trained in mobile phone repairs, 128 in beauty care service, 126 in hair dressing, 45 in catering services, 45 in barbering services and 68 in rural transport service.

     Mr Agaab explained that LESDEP, which was partnering with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development, apart from training to the youth, also ensures that they were helped with the necessary logistics after training to commence their work