The Youth- Empowerment programme (YEP) in Co-Sponsorships with the Oil and Gas Industries initiative, has commenced its Registration for the 2020/2021 Training and empowerment Program in Nigeria. The Oil and Gas Industries | Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) Registration portal is now accessible.
Youth- Empowerment Programme (YEP) 2020
About the Program
The Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) addresses the economic root causes of unemployment by supporting youth employment and entrepreneurship. The four-year program started in January 2008 and is funded by the Global Oil and Gas Enlightenment and Empowerment Initiative “Entrepreneurship is promoted among youths through business skills training and support programs. Targeted business support services are also provided to improve the performance and growth of youth-owned businesses. Simultaneously, YEP seeks to create employment opportunities along Nigeria’s value chains. Through developing enterprises and the Nigerian private sector as a whole, the program aims to provide more and better quality jobs for youth. The project concentrates on sectors that have the largest potential for employment creation, such as agribusiness, engineering, services, and tourism. Thriving agribusiness and service sectors offer job opportunities and lucrative career options. “Taking a value chain approach the program focuses on integrating micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to value chains and connect them to markets arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer Coordination mechanisms/governance structure.
The Oil and Gas Industries| Youth Empowerment Program plans to train and empower 1000 persons from each of the 774 local government areas in the country by leveraging grants to beneficiaries to expand their employability activities within the targeted regions in various vocational areas –
- Financial literacy,
- Digital skills amongst a host of others
Eligibility for Youth- Empowerment Programme
- ·Applicants must be a Nigerian and must have the National Identification Number (NIN)
- Applicants must be of the ages 18-35 years as presented on the NIN data submitted.
- Graduates and Non-graduates can register.
- Skilled and Unskilled Youths can also register
How to Apply
Interested Candidates for the OIL and GAS industries Youth Empowerment Program (YEP) 2020 should click on the Apply Online link below and register and submit online
Application closes 12midnight on Tuesday, 22nd December 2020.