ANAMBRA State Government has directed all the unemployed youths in the state to go to their various Local Government Headquarters for their data capturing and registration.
The database was being be created to enable them government to create various job opportunities for the youths.
Governor Willie Obiano made this known during a Eucharistic Mass, held at St. Patricks Cathedral, Awka, to mark the 2017 Independence Day celebration.
Obiano noted that the registration will be done according to the educational qualifications of the youths.
He added that the exercise was to assist government to plan effectively for their welfare and provide sustainable means of livelihood for them.
“The funds for the initiative have been duly accommodated in the state budget for 2018 and will soon be passed by the Anambra State House of Assembly.
“All unemployed youths who fall under the following category should proceed to their local governments for capturing. ‘’
These include Degree and HND holders, OND and NCE holders, First School Leaving Certificate holders and unskilled youths who did not possess any qualification.
The governor stated that the nation was presently in difficult situation owing to economic challenges facing it.
He commended Ndi Anambra for maintaining law and order especially in the face of agitations.
He said the year’s celebration is an opportunity to reflect on the challenges facing the nation with a view to securing a fair deal for all constituent parts of the country.
– Sept 25, 2017 @ 17:40 GMT