Executive Secretary, National Institute for Cultural Orientation, NICO, Dr Barclays Ayakoroma, has said that adequate skills are needed to revive the country’s culture sector.
Ayakoroma told the News Agency of Nigeria NAN in Abuja on Tuesday that NICO’s training school was doing its best to give the nation the required manpower to revive the sector.
He said that the institute had embarked on training and retraining of manpower to enhance the sector’s performances.
“Acquiring skills through professional training is necessary for improved productivity in the culture sector and this is part of our mandate at NICO.
“When you have people who are good in their areas of specialisation, you will see things working normal.
“Through this means our economy will grow and the country will be better,” he said.
According to him, technology has made the world a global village, where certain traditions are fast changing.
The executive secretary stressed the need for human resources to be productive in line with the current global trend in the industry.
He said there was need for the nation’s human resources to remain knowledgeable and skilled and most importantly adequate skills of culture workers were necessary to achieve desired goals
He, therefore, urged Nigerians to employ the potential of NICO Training School to promote Nigerian culture.

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