by Christians Gokyo, Jos
JOS – Director-General of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Sir Joseph Ari, KSM, is celebrating his 61st Birthday this month.
On this note, the State Governor Simon Bako Lalong, has extended warm felicitations to the ITF D-G on the avowed occasion.
He described Sir Ari as a “consummate professional,” who has deployed his vast knowledge and experience in various fields over the years to the service of the State and Nation at large.
Lalong stressed that, “From his early training as a media professional, he has not only distinguished himself as an administrator, but also developed his capacity to become a human resource developer and trainer with very impressive results to show.
“He has used the opportunity of his current appointment as DG to take the ITF to greater heights in the duty of giving young Nigerians skills and entrepreneurship capacity,” the governor noted.
The governor also commended Sir Ari for his passion for the development of Plateau State and the success of the Rescue Administration through offering sound counsel and collaborating with the government to train and empower thousands of youths in various vocational skills, thereby reducing unemployment and idleness. While urging him to sustain his acts of charity and devotion to God, the governor wished him many more years of good health, divine protection and favour.