ISSELE-UKUâ€”The Delta State Government has commended the people of Aniocha North Local Government Area for making available hectares of land, along Asaba- Benin expressway for the youthâ€™s empowerment through agriculture programme.
The Executive Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Micro Credit, Dr. Antonia Ashiedu, stated this at the flagging off of the programme in Issele-Uku
Dr. Ashiedu, appealed to the youths in Aniocha North Local Government Area, to channel their energy towards agriculture, as according to her, the Delta State Government is determined to diversify the economy.
Dr. Ashiedu, who singled out the traditional ruler of Issele-Uku, HRM Henry Ezeaguna, for praise for his role in providing a strategic site for the programme, said, the State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, is eager to see more youths take to agriculture.
Similarly, the Chairman Aniocha North Local Government Area, Jaunty Okwudi and a former Permanent Secretary, Delta State Ministry of Culture and Tourism, State Moeteke, said the youth empowerment programmewas unique and unprecedented.