Empowerment: Delta begins training of 1,000 STEP beneficiaries


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By Festus Ahon, ASABA

IN pursuance of its commitment to training Delta youths into becoming Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Job and Wealth Creators, the State Government has engaged 1,000 unemployed youths in its 2020/2021 Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme, STEP and Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme, YAGEP.

Speaking during the Orientation and Personal Effectiveness Training, OPET held for enrollees into STEP in Asaba, the Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer of the Delta State Job and Wealth Creation Bureau, Prof Eric Eboh, said the vision of the Bureau was to train, equip, empower and support youths in occupational skills and entrepreneurship development for self-employment and wealth creation.

Eboh noted that the overall goal was to leave a lasting legacy of a new generation of youth entrepreneurs who were well-motivated, highly inspired, properly skilled and adequately enabled for self-employment, adding that over 5,000 youths have been trained and…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper