By Festus Ahon
UGHELLI â€” DELTA State Governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has charged graduating students of tertiary institutions in the state to work towards being employers of labour rather than going in search of jobs after graduation.
Uduaghan, who spoke during a one-day entrepreneurship capacity building workshop organised for graduating students in the state, stressed that the workshop was put together by the office of his special assistant on student affairs to teach them how to create jobs for themselves after graduation.
The Governor spoke through his Special Assistant on Student Affairs, Mr. Mike Akpoborie, and said the workshop was to enlighten the graduating students on how to create jobs and be employer of labour.
According to him, the workshop would teach the students how to use their certificates, prepare good curriculum vitae and raise capital to finance their various businesses.
Rector of Ogwashi-Uku Polytechnic; Dr. Andy Ogochukwu Egwunyenya who spoke on behalf of heads of Ozoro Polytechnic, Ozoro, Federal College of Education (Technical), Asaba and College of Education , Agbor commended the state government and said the workshop was very timely.
According to him, the government was now seeing the need for young graduates to be proactive, adding that â€œis why itâ€™s doing everything possible to put the acquired skills of young graduates into use.â€