GCE-Victoria Education Foundation to train 500 Youths on Skills Acquisition and Entrepreneurship

ASABA/Nigeria: A Non-Governmental Organisation, Gbandi Chukwemeka Emmanuel – Victoria Education Foundation popularly referred to as GCE-Victoria Education Foundation, in its renewed vigour to engage and boost the capacity of youths’ resident in Akwukwu-Igbo and environs has concluded arrangement to train over 500 youths on skills acquisition and entrepreneurship.  The training programme which is in collaboration with African German Information Center (AGIC) and Sub-Saharan Entrepreneurial and Leadership Development Center (SSC) will be conducted in Asaba, Delta State in the first quarter of 2021. The Director of the foundation and CEO of…

Delta Government Completes STEP, YAGEP 2019/2020 Cycle, Empowers 814 Youths

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh/Promise Ogana ASABA/Nigeria: The 2019/2020 Cycle of the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme and Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) has come to an end with the handing out of starter packs to additional 84 beneficiaries. The handing out ceremony which took place at the Event Centre, Asaba was performed by the State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa and was attended by selected 2019/2020 STEP and YAGEP beneficiaries in line with the COVID-19 restrictions. In his address, Governor Okowa expressed joy on the successes recorded by beneficiaries…

460 Women From Delta Receives Skills Training, Starter Packs

ASABA/Nigeria: Four hundred and sixty women drawn from the 25 local government areas of Delta State who had successfully completed their training under the Women Empowerment and Skills Acquisition Programme (WESAP) were, today, presented with starter packs in their respective areas of vocation by the state government. Speaking at the ceremony held at the event centre in Asaba, the state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa who congratulated beneficiaries of the programme, urged them to leverage on the opportunity provided for them by state government to enhance their socio-economic lives. Governor Okowa…

YAGEP Has Made My Dream Come True- Torere

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh A beneficiary of Green YAGEP trained and established in Fish Production in the 2019/2020 Job Creation Cycle has lauded the Delta State Government for making her dream to come true. The beneficiary made the commendation when she received the second tranche of fish feeds from the officials of the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau at her fish farms in Udu. The distribution of fish feed was carried out in continuation of the State Government’s commitment to encourage unemployed youths to go into agriculture and to…

YAGEP Envisioned To Productively Engage Youths in Agricultural Enterprises- Eboh

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh OWA-ALERO/Nigeria: The successes recorded through the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) has been described as the realization of Governor Okowa’s vision to productively empower and engage youths in agricultural enterprises. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh made the assertion during the media tour of some of the YAGEP facilities built for youths who are beneficiaries of Green YAGEP in the 2019/2020 Cycle. The facilities visited included a green YAGEP fish farm in Asaba and another on poultry in Owa-Alero established…

Jessy Emerges Winner Of ‘Help The Hard Worker’ Award Contest

PORT HARCOURT/Nigeria: Prince Jessy has emerged winner of the monthly Princewill Trust Help the Hard Worker competition. The monthly competition is put together by the hard working team of the Princewills Trust. Prince Jessy emerged the winner of the November, 2020 edition, after a fairly contested competition, beating both Igbigierebo Amachree and Ediyekio Nelson Tamuno imiete also known as Mc Nellyp to win the N100,000 cash prize. A statement from Princewills Trust quoted Prince Tonye Princewill, who presented the cash award on behalf of his Trust, as saying the aim…

JOB CREATION: GEEP Participants Challenged On Creative Thinking

WARRI/Nigeria: GEEP participants have been charged to see possibilities in every situation and to be creative and innovative by finding new ways of doing things. A Consultant to Foundation for Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND Foundation), Mrs Edughom Hanson, gave the charge during a two-day Job Readiness Workshop organized by the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau in collaboration with the foundation in Warri. The two-day workshop which was the first of its series began on Monday, 30th November to 1st December, 2020 and was attended by…

Delta Government Establishes Persons With Disabilities In Vocational Skills

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: With its desire to improve the productivity of Deltans, especially the youths in economic development of the state, the Delta State Government had established Persons with disabilities (PwDs) enrolled in State Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) have received starter packs to begin and run their own enterprises. The PwDs, 16 in number, are part of the 25 PwDs who benefitted from the STEP programme in the 2019/2020 Cycle and have undergone vocational training in Catering and Confectionery; Hairdressing, Makeover and Braiding; Shoemaking; PoP, and ICT.…

Delta Step Up Entrepreneurship With Conclusion of the Business Management Training For 2019/2020 Step Graduands

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ASABA/Nigeria: The Delta State government through the State Job Creation Bureau has stepped its efforts in the economic development of the state, through the encouragement of the growth of entrepreneurial skills in the state, by the youths, as indicated by conclusion off its Business Management and Entrepreneurship Training (EBMT) for the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle with the 4th Batch of STEP graduands. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer, Prof Eric Eboh, disclosed this during a two-day Business Management and Entrepreneurship Training held for the graduands by the…