Sports Ministry: Anambra trains 200 youths on skill Acquisition reports that Anambra state government under Governor Willie Obiano yesterday trained and equipped about Two hundred youths (200) on skill Acquisition.
Governor Willie Obiano who flagged off the event charged the youths to dedicate themselves to the learning and perfecting skills as life is full of mystery and the knowledge could be their life changer.

Obiano represented by the state Head of Service, Barrister Harry Udu warned the youths on indolent attitude in life as it does not pay but encouraged them to utilize the skills to change their status.
Addressing participants during the opening ceremony to mark the 2nd edition of the Skill Acquisition training for Anambra Youths at the Federal Youth Development Center , Mgbakwu, Awka North , the Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Sports Development, Dr Mrs uju Nwogu, said Obiano’s government had earlier trained about 200 in various self sustaining skills.

Dr Mrs Nwogu, a lawyer, said the training aims at inculcating in the trainees/youths self confidence, equip them with contemporary skills . make them self reliant , take them off the streets and awaken them to the reality that entrepreneurship (self employment and job creation) is a potential career path in the face of dwindling economy/recession and massive youth unemployed in Nigeria.

She reminded that the first edition witnessed 200 youths from the state that are already doing well in their various field of training, adding that her gratitude goes to Governor Obiano for his consistent commitment to the development and well being of the Anambra youths.
Her words: ‘’ I thank the Governor again because of his belief that developing an entrepreneurial mindset in the youths is a panacea to massive youths unemployment and a sure path to economic recovery and growth.
 ‘I am aware of the enormous resources being committed for the success of his programme , all that would not have been possible but for His Excellency’s belief that the future of our state and indeed the entire nation lies in the hands of the youths , hence his resolve to give them the best.

‘’ The Governor’s huge investment in sports has been yielding positive results as many of our youths are doing very well in representing and winning laurels for our state in various national and international sporting activities. It is important to reiterate that some of the participants trained last year have established their own businesses and are doing very well. We cannot therefore thank His Excellency enough for this show of love.
She thanked Mgbakwu community for their hospitality and hosting the Youth Development center and Anambra state Polytechnic as well as the Resource persons.
While congratulating those who made the list, Nwogu said another batch would soon be selected for the life enhancing skill acquisition programme such as shoe making, confectionary, decorations, phone repair, solar power , interlocking , landscaping, tiling , wall screeding, POP, fish hatchery, hair making and make up, Entreprenuership and so on.
Mrs may Ohaedoghasi, a development expert  and Public Health specialist , Dr Emmanuel Okafor  among others spoke at the event.

Photo of dr Mrs Uju Nwogu, a lawyer and Barrister Harry Udu, HOS Anambra and others 
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