Aminu Bello Masari, the governor of Katsina State, has given automatic employment to 33 first-class graduates of the state-owned Umaru Musa Yar’adua University.
Faisal Jafar Rafindadi, the Chairman of the Katsina National Talent Hunt Challenge (KNTHC), said this Friday evening at the state government house press centre while updating pressmen on the initiative’s success, and preparation for the forthcoming Talent Hunt competition.
Rafindadi said the decision is geared towards injecting fresh blood into the state civil service system in order to produce quality service output.
The KNTHC Chairman who said government partnering with youth is one of the cardinal objective of the Masari led government, commended Governor Masari for his foresight, and commitment towards initiating this noble idea under the auspices of the Katsina National Talent Hunt Challenge (KNTHC) competition.
He equally said the talent hunt challenge project is aimed at encouraging innovations and developing the talents and potentials of youths of the state and Nigeria at large.
Rafindadi announced that the first position in the Katsina National Talent Hunt Challenge will receive the sum of N5 million, while the 2nd and 3rd position will get N3 million and N1 million, respectively.
He also said handsome rewards would be given to the top 100 participants in the competition.