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We’ll not relent on youth entrepreneurship – Mbanefo



ANAMBRA will not relent on her promotion of youth entrepreneurship as an impetus to unlock their boundless energy and potentials, especially in the creative industry, as the state’s contribution to stemming the growing incidence of vice and unemployment among young Nigerians.

Anambra State Commissioner for Youths and Creative Economy, Mr. Afam Mbanefo, made this known in paper presented on his behalf at the opening ceremony of a one-day seminar organised by youths in Enugwu-Agidi, Njikoka Local Government Area (LGA).

Mbanefo, who was represented by a Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mrs. Louisa Ezeanya, stated that this was in line with Gov. Willie Obiano’s drive at making youths the centrepiece of his administration’s development stratagems.

The commissioner disclosed that this is the difference between Gov. Obiano and his predecessors who consigned youth development to the background, adding that it was the same difference that made the governor a darling of the youths.

Continuing, Mbanefo reminded Enugwu-Agidi youths that an idle mind was still the devil’s workshop, cautioning that embracing entrepreneurship was the only sure bet to better life since white collar jobs could no longer go round.

The commissioner equally used the occasion to urge National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and National Orientation Agency (NOA) to assist in sensitising and rehabilitating youths and children in the society.

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