The Delta State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comr. Kenneth Okorie, has advised Delta youths to engage in skill acquisition for the betterment of their future.
He gave the advice while receiving some members of Anioma Baptist Youths who were on courtesy visit after their recently concluded 2020 youth conference.
The delectable youth council Chairman maintained that the Delta State Youth Council was fully in support of the robust empowerment programmes of the state government which according to him was poised to empowering youths with significant skills.
“The truth is that Government cannot employ everybody, even the civil service is over packed. The era of waiting for white collar jobs are gone forever,” he said.
He acknowledged that Delta youth council under his leadership would continue to advocate as well as be the medium for the empowerment of youths through skills acquisition.
He promised to continue to channel issues that concerns the youths to the State government as it has the Delta youths at heart.
In the same, Comr. Okorie assured that his administration will ensure credible and rancour-free processes in the forthcoming Delta State Youth Council election across the 25 local government areas of the chapter, also pointing out that Delta State Youth Council had over the years been recognised for its peaceful dispositions.
“We are working assiduously to ensure that the forth coming elections across the 25 LGA are free and also to see to it that the best and qualified hands emerge at the end of the day,” he added.
Earlier in his remarks, the President of Anioma Delta Baptist Youth Conference, Comr. Lucky Agbedion, explained that the purpose of the visit was to formerly present the new Anioma Baptist youths executive to him and to also pledge their allegiance in joining forces with the council in transforming the lives of youths in the state.
He observed that several youths under Anioma Delta Baptist Youth Conference had benefitted from skills acquisition programmes being organized by the council.
“Our noble dream is to establish a skill acquisition center that will not only engage our youths but create an avenue where those that will train others,” he said.
He concluded by commending the sterling track records of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
Comr. Kenneth Okorie (right) being presented with
an acknowledgment letter by Comr. Lucky Agbedion
Comr. Kenneth Okorie, some of his executive in a group photograph with executive of Anioma Baptist Youths