By Victor Bieni
ASABA- The Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Delta State Chapter, Comrade Kenneth Okorie appealed to the State Government Supports towards Youth Re-orientation Programs.
Comrade Okorie disclosed this to our reporter today in Asaba, Delta State Capital during the Council’s courtesy call to the office of the Senior Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Political Matters, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon.
Delta NYCN Boss, who commended the State Government policy direction on different Youth development Programs, says the gesture is in line with the National Youth policy objectives.
The number one Youth Leader in the State, frowned at the rate of crime and insecurity in the country, Stated that Delta State Youth Council as an affiliate Youth body of the National Youth Council of Nigeria which is the Apex Youth Organization in Nigeria established by an act of parliament since 1964 will collaborate with the state government towards the re- orientation of the youths in the state.
This according to him will make the Youths to imbibe the Culture of true National values, promote creativity, skill development, self – employment and shun social vices and crimes of all shapes such as Kidnapping, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape, thuggery and other violence for Sustainable development of the state.
Comrade Okorie therefore presented four points agenda to Delta State Government through the Senior Special Adviser to His Excellency, the Governor of Delta State on Political Matters, Hon Funkekeme Solomon among other Executive Assistance, Senior Special Assistance and Special Assistance to Governor Okowa on Political Matters present in that advocacy visit of the State Youth Council to the office, the Chairman who appealed to the State Government on better Collaboration towards ensuring that the Youths are sensitized on the dangers of crime.
He then requested for more youths inclusion in Governor Okowa’s Government, more of Government supports towards Job creation for the youths.
The need for Government supports to ensure that the Council overcome the payment of high exorbitant rates on rentage of office space by providing land for them and building of a permanent State Youth House for young people to have a rallying points and recreational centre for vocational training and sports development.
In response, the Senior Special Adviser to Governor Ifeanyi Okowa on Political Matters, Rt. Hon. Funkekeme Solomon Commended the entire Executives of the Delta State Youth Council for coming, assure them of Government partnership, and readiness to meet their four points agenda as regards the advocacy visit, therefore advised them to cultivate the culture of dear of God to excell in every of their life endeavor for greater achievements, Sustainable development as Leaders of tomorrow.