Mrs Amaka Obi, president of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Alumni Lagos State chapter has said that the chapter was determined to partner Anambra Government in area of education for the development of indigent youths in Anambra.
Obi spoke during a courtesy call by the executive members of the chapter to Dr Nelson Omenugha, Special Adviser (SPAD) Youth Empowerment Programme to Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo.o
Congratulating Omenugha on his recent appointment the president of the Lagos alumni said the chapter had previously donated a convince structure to the university and desired to sponsor vulnerable youths to school through the instrumentality of the youths channel.
“The office of the youths program and empowerment would best select those indigent youths to sponsor without favour and that is our reason to go through the office to achieve the goal.
“We do not want to select persons to based on sentiment but with the government they have their modalities to select persons for the gesture, all we need is the names of the persons to support because education is key to development of a nation,” she said
Obi said that the chapter wants to ensure that the government initiative is providing education and skill acquisition to indigent youths was achieved and wished to be part of the success story through their own contribution
Miss Deka Ezeadili, National Directorate of Social of Unizik alumni and member Lagos chapter collaborated the president request and said that the chapter decided to give back to the society that made them what they are today.
Ezeadili said that the Lagos chapter fancies home support because the youths from the state desires to have the very best from their people who are resident outside the state.
“We go out and catch the fishes and brings it home for our indigent youths to enjoy the bounties to become better persons,”she said.
Mrs Blessings Anakwuba a member of Unizik alumni said that the chapter has plans to collaborate with the government also in areas of skill acquisition.
Anakwuba said that irrespective of the degrees acquired by any youths that it is imperatives that they get one skill or the other to compliment the certificate to ensure that hunger and idleness was defeated.
“These and more of other sustainable youths program is what the chapter have to offer to the state all for the development of the Anambra youths.
In his response, Dr Nelson Omenugha, Special Adviser (SPAD) Youth Empowerment Programme to Anambra Governor, Prof Charles Soludo said that the government was committed to generate more resourceful youths to fight poverty
Omenugha said that the government was open to any group of persons or organisation that desires to partner the state on youth empowerment and wealth generation.
He said that the governor is very passionate about youths growth and development in every possible progressive activities that would be created to make then very productive in the state.
Omenugha commended the chapter alumni for the courtesy visit to congratulate him on his appointment to serve the state in the capacity to initiate inclusive and sustainable wealth creation to ensure that the youths are lifted out of poverty in Anambra.
He said that the responsibility to advise the governor on Youth Empowerment Programme is not an easy one but a very critical and sensitive.
He assured the chapter that his position would be used to promote youths creative ideas that would be transla