Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa and the daughter of his predecessor, Ms Orode Uduaghan, yesterday harped on the need for consistent mentoring of budding entrepreneurs in order to change the narrative of youths in the state.
This was as the governor reinstated the commitment of his administration’s youth empowerment programmes initiated to empower the youths with a view to making them selfsufficient.
On his part, Uduaghan insisted on the need to create a platform for youths of the state origin studying abroad to become innovative entrepreneurs, stressing that with innovative ideas from their oversea training, they would be keen on mentoring their peers in order to consolidate on the success of the Okowa’s administration.
Uduaghan, who said they were in Asaba, the state capital, to intimate the governor with the outcome of the youth stakeholders’ forum held in Warri and how to partner the state government to change the narrative of an average youth in the state.
Okowa, while receiving the team at the Government House in Asaba, however, commended the young entrepreneurs for their commitment to changing the unemployment stories of the youths in the state with their various programmes.
He harped on the need for beneficiaries of entrepreneurship and empowerment programmes to be mentored so as to ensure that the desired results were achieved.
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