Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has reinterated the commitment of the present administration towards empowering the youths through the various empowerment policies of the government.
Okowa stated this at the commissioning of Wetland Microfinance Bank corporate Headquarters at Effurun/ Sapele Road, Uvwie Local Government Areas, Delta State.
Okowa represented by His Deputy, His Excellency Deacon Kingsley Burutu Otuaro said,
“I bring you well wishes and congratulations from His Excellency Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa. May I quickly say that it is heart warming to see and hear of Wetland Microfinance Bank over two decades of operations in the financial institution in the state.”
” There is no gainsaying the fact that Wetland Microfinance Bank is a household name in micro bank finance institution. The point is that Wetland Microfinance Bank has truly come to stay, and as the Royal Majesty has said the whole of Uvwie Local Government Areas and beyond are happy for the impacts and contributions Wetland Microfinance Bank has made in this particular sector ”
” Today, of course signals another miles stone in your group as we stand here before the Almighty God to Commission the corporate headquarters here in Effurun”.
“May I also say that the Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa’s led government from on set has played so much emphasis on job creation for our teeming unemployed youths and creation of wealth for our people”
“Iam sure you have heard of our capacity building programmes such as YAGEP, STEP, JEST to mention but a few.”
“All of these programmes are indeed designed to take many of our youths off the street, making them gainfully employed, so as to be able to provide for themselves and members of their families”, Okowa Stated.
In his welcome
address the Founder, Wetland Microfinance Bank, Richard Kpedi ESQ called on the three tiers of government to create deliberate policies that would enhance job creation in order to engage the teeming youths meaningfully.
He noted that engaging the youths would help in tackling the problem of insecurity and other social vices in the society.
Kpedi who lauded the Delta State government for her numerous job creation policies and empowerment for the youths, thanked the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Emmanuel Ekemejewan Sideso, for his support in seeing to the completion of the project.
In his remark, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Dr. Ekemejewan Sideso called on investors to Uvwie to invest, saying Uvwie is peaceful and safe to do business even after his reign.
He commended both the government and Wetland Microfinance Bank in their various efforts towards engaging the youths meaningfully.
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