Governor Obiano made the pledge during this year’s International Youth Day celebration tagged “Transforming Education“ and wfhich held at Dr Alex Ekwueme Square, Awka.
Governor Obiano during the celebration said that his administration is
committed to empowering young people to build their skills and harness
them for the future, adding that his government has not failed in
celebrating the positive impact of youths in their community.
The Governor explained that the theme of the celebration seeks to give attention to qualitative education, pointing out that his administration has continuously invested in education.
While stating that fifty-two percent of his appointees are youths,
Governor Obiano announced that government plans to establish a film
village and upgrading sports facilities in schools, among
The Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Creative Economy, Mr.
Afam Mbanefo in his address said that education is not only formal schooling but also involves training in various entrepreneurship skills to ensure that youths are meaningfully engaged.
Meanwhile, State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria, Mr. Samuel Egwuatu remarked that the day seeks to draw government attention to issues surrounding youths and reminded the Governor that they have consistently aligned themselves with his programs for the State, and appealed for a youth house, youth subvention, branded vehicles, among others.