As the eight-year reign of Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa gradually draws to a close in 2023, the Office for Jobs and Wealth Creation said it has trained 6,075 young people and set up businesses since 2015.

The chief job and wealth creation officer, Professor Eric Eboh, of the Orientation and Personal Effectiveness Training (OPET) of 525 beneficiaries in Asaba, said the entrepreneurs had created multiple jobs as the testimonials abound from the 25 local government areas with success stories of the Skills. Training and Entrepreneurship Program (STEP), Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Program (YAGEP), and Graduate Employment Enhancement Program (GEEP).

Eboh said the 6,075 trainees were not part of the skills acquisition program organized by other relevant state government agencies aimed at reducing unemployment in the state.

The training of the young people for four to five months in different centers, starting in September, is the seventh and final cycle of the program, including catering and confectionery, tiling and interlocking, hairdressing and braiding, audiovisual services, electrical and solar energy works and screed making.

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According to Professor Eboh, about 12,161 youth signed up for the training, from which 525 were selected, urging them to take advantage of the opportunity to self-organize, demonstrate self-discipline, and create personal responsibility to succeed. in their future endeavors.

“Consider yourself privileged to have been selected for this skills learning and personality development program.

“You can’t run a business if you’re not personally organized. That is the importance of training in personal effectiveness,” he says.

A resource expert, Pastor Afolabi Adun, who praised the state government for creating jobs and wealth, instructed the students to be determined to learn and always have a heart in maintaining a good relationship with people.

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