Two Germany-based technocrats donate 50 million naira to empower 2,000 Imo youths

Two Germany-based technocrats donate 50 million naira to empower 2,000 Imo youths

The Nchoke Autonomous Community in Ideato South Assembly of Imo State has earmarked a budget of N50 million to equip 2,000 youths in the area with entrepreneurial skills and opportunities.

Organizers of the scheme, called the Nchoke Skills Acquisition Initiative, say the young people selected from the seven villages that make up the community will acquire a variety of economically oriented skills, including fashion design, hairdressing and barbering, and hair styling. They will be trained to do so. Furniture, computer and cell phone repair.

Other skills include event planning and decoration, laundry and dry cleaning, catering, music production, auto mechanics, electricians, video reporting and film production, and solar installation.

Speaking to reporters at the official humanitarian launch on Tuesday, sponsors Dr. Azubuike Elinuga and Mr. John Dulumba said the program will reduce unemployment by curbing social vices and equipping youth in the region. He said it was started to lower the We have the necessary skills to make a significant contribution to the growth and development of the region as a whole.

They further revealed that upon completion of the regularly held training, participants will be provided with some equipment to promote success.

Mr Elinuga said: “The Nchoke Skills Acquisition Initiative is essentially a scheme to increase awareness of entrepreneurship and potential career opportunities among participants.

“Therefore, the duty is to recruit and register participants. We will organize practical sessions with the aim of giving them experience of skills and entrepreneurship opportunities. These skills will be developed towards the empowerment of young people. It is expected to help build career potential and other self-development tools.”

“The Nchoke Skills Acquisition Initiative has plans to continue providing skills opportunities to young people. As well as learning new skills that may help them build future business models, this program will definitely help them This initiative could not have come at a better time.'' also added.

Chief Dr. Fidelity Ezebike, Chairman, Chief Joachim Olumba, Keynote Speaker, His Royal Highness Eze Christopher Obiesi, Lord of the Community, Chief Barr; Among other guests who spoke at the event were Nchekko Community Chairman Mr. Tony Durzo, Program Manager Mrs. Clara Duru, Nchekko Community General Secretary Mr. Chigozie Ibeke and well-known Nollywood actor Chief Austin Aujolu. applauds this initiative and requires beneficiaries to take advantage of the opportunity to improve their properties, their respective families, and the properties of their communities as a whole.

“There is nothing more meaningful and permanent than a skill. It is as important as life. Even if you have an education, if you don't have a skill, you are missing something, and that is something big. It is important to acquire skills for growth and survival,” Olumba said.

Some of the participants, Chidera Uzoma, Chioma Alinor, Chidinma Vincent, Deborah Opara and Daniel Dulu, also expressed their delight at the initiative and thanked the organizers for the initiative. He expressed his gratitude and promised not to disappoint the goals and objectives of this initiative.


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