By fatuma Ngesa
Thousands of jobless youth benefited from skills development programme which was organised by the kitui county government in partnership with south eastern kenya university.
The university offered short certificate courses in masonry,plumbing,carpentry,electrical works, artisinal mining ,garment and soap making.
The skilled young people are now working at garment making factory located at syongila vocational training centre.Governor Ngilu is extending the garment making factory and establishing similar factory in mutomo and mwingi.
Governor Ngilu about 3000 masons, carpenters ,plumbers and painters will be needed when the county begins construction of housing units.