Nigeria, November 04, 2015, (Blank NEWS Online) –
YOUTHS have been urged to tap into the empowerment programmes of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration and desist from engaging in unlawful activities.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Youths Development and Community Relations, Hon. Nwanze Oduah made the call while speaking with journalists shortly after Elders and Leaders of Delta North Senatorial District paid a solidarity on Governor Okowa.
According to him, it was important to encourage investors to the state and the youths can play vital roles in ensuring that the state was peaceful, especially in areas of inter-communal relations.
“Governor Okowa is committed to empowering the people directly through the job creation programmes, he is also getting investors to the state and what the youths need to do is to encourage those investors by engaging in healthy activities,” he said, disclosing, “lack of job opportunities pushed some of the youths to be involved in land speculations, deve levy and all that but, they should give Governor Okowa’s administration the opportunity to succeed with the prosperity agenda for all Deltans.”
He added, “the youths can acquire skills if they are not educated as we all can be professionals in our different areas by contributing positively to the growth of the society, we are already carrying out awareness campaign for our youths to be positively engaged.”
Hon. Oduah observed, “the youths cannot be happy killing themselves for whatever reason, Delta youths are not lazy and we believe that our advocacy for attitudinal change will succeed for companies, investors to see Delta as heaven for their investments, there will be jobs for our youths and everybody and the investors will benefit from a conducive environment and the market in Onitsha.”
He specifically, urged the youths to sheath their swords, avoid violent activities and be patient with Governor Okowa’s administration as it works to empowering them.
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