Akwa Ibom State Govt To Train 10,000 Youths On Soft And Employability Skills In 2020

The Oasis Reporters

January 2, 2020

Ime Uwah
Gov. Udom Emmanuel, Akwa Ibom State.

The Senior Special Assistant to Akwa Ibom State Governor on Marketing & Brand Management, Mr. Ime Uwah, has intimated the youths of the State on jobs creation opportunity scheduled for year 2020.

Uwah made this known at the 2019 Youth End of Year Celebration at Christ the King Primary school in Uyo.

“For 2020, in partnership with organizations such as SMEDAN, Google, NIIT, LEAP Africa, FATE Foundation, we will provide soft skills training and certification for not less than 10,000 youths in the State.” he said

He hinted that the Directorate of Marketing and Brand Management of the Governor’s Office, will achieve this through the already existing My Entrepreneurship Goals Programme (MEGP) platform and other new social engagement initiatives scheduled for the year 2020.

He urged the youths to avail themselves of the programmes offered by the State Government to enable them strategise for a greater economic future in Akwa Ibom.

Greg Abolo

Blogger at The Oasis Reporters.

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