Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has hailed Igbo apprenticeship model.
He said the apprenticeship model is a good way of building wealth among people.
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Osinbajo spoke virtually from Abuja to participants of a national summit in Awka, convoked to understudy the model, which is said to have produced several millionaires.
Speaking on the model which is popularly known as ‘igba boi’ in Igbo language, Osinbajo harped on the need to encourage the scheme to ensure continuation.
“The Igbo apprenticeship scheme ‘igba boi’ has become the most popular indigenous Nigerian economic institution, globally recognized as the world’s largest business incubator.
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“The scheme has the full potential to do for the Nigerian economy what similar apprenticeship schemes have done in many parts of the world, especially in Germany and India.
“I commend the organizers of the event, and I’m hopeful that the summit will improve the growth and possibilities for the Igbo apprenticeship scheme.”
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