By Philo Ezewu,
Delta State Governor Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has assured youths in the State of policies and programmes that will better them to be innovative and skillful to their development.
Governor Okowa who was represented by the Commissioner for Youths Development Hon. Ifeanyi Egwunyenga gave this assurance at Otu-Jeremi in Ughelli South Local government area in continuation of the Sensitization and advocacy tour with critical youth stakeholders in the local government.
This is just as the Special Assistant to the State Governor on Youth Development, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon lauded Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa vision for youth development in the state.
According to Okowa, “Delta State Ministry of youth development is charged with the responsibility to plan, design, develop and implement the State policies and programmes that is beneficial to youths
“The ministry will involved in all youths oriented programmes and projects of all ministries in its vision is to build a vigorous, innovative and productive Delta youths.
“Delta youths should key into the entrepreneurship program of the Ministry to have productive mindset and harness all opportunities for youth development, entrepreneurship and employment.”
While commending the government for this new innovative, the chairman of Ughelli South, Dr.Richard Kofi, appealed to the youths to make good use of this opportunity to be self employed and employer of labour.
Applauding ghetto initiative of the state governor, Prince Sony Jifas Ogbon, said, “His Excellency, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has demonstrated his vision towards youths development.
While expressing gratitude to the commissioner for Youths Development and Ughelli South for their turn up, he appealed to Ughelli South youths to be available and build themsslves to standard for the innovative program