The Katsina state government has distributed empowernment kit to 255 youth and women in the state.
The beneficiaries underwent various entrepreneurship courses at the Katsina Youth Crafts Village.
The governor said with the resettlement package, the youth can become employers of labour in their various local government areas.
He also tasked them to make good use of the business kits by establishing their business which will contribute to the local economy.
Meanwhile, the special adviser to the governor on Science and Technology, Rabe Nasir explained that the resettlement package include sewing and crocheting machines, welding and metal fabricating machines, wood work equipment and a host of others.
He explained that the youth were also given a take-off capital to rent shops and start their businesses in different parts of the state.
The youth expressed delight over the gesture and gave assurance that they will use the entrepreneurship skills they have acquired to set up various businesses in the state.