Governor Obiano vows to help Anambra Youths in Skills Development

Governor Obiano during the celebration

Anambra State Governor, Chief Willie Obiano has restated his commitment to helping young Ndi Anambra in harnessing their skills through support and investment in various communities.

Governor Obiano during the celebration
Governor Obiano during the celebration

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.

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 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
others. 

Participants at the Youth Day Celebration

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.