The Political Adviser to the Delta State Governor, Mr. Omimi Esquire, has commended Governor Ifeanyi Okowa’s strive for job creation in the state, noting that youth empowerment is top in his administration’s agenda.
Esquire said this in a chat with journalists yesterday in Effurun while officially opening Marvis Unique Catering Services, set up by Mrs Marvis Onyedum, a beneficiary of the Delta State Government Skills Training Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP).
He lauded Mrs Onyedum for taking the program seriously, unlike some beneficiaries who has sold their starter packs, while he urged other beneficiaries to emulate her.
“The present administration, through its STEP and YAGEP programmes, has empowered over three thousand youths across the state,” said Esquire.
The state’s Chief Job Creation Officer, Prof. Eric Eboh, also commended Mrs Onyedum for being a good ambassador of the state’s job creation initiative, noting that the office was proud of her and urged her to help in training other youths to be self-reliant.
In his remarks, chairman of occasion, Nze Francis Onuora, who is the Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Non-Indigenes commended the governor for empowering the youths, noting that his office will continue to mobilize the non-indigenes in line with government’s SMART mantra.