Abia will be first to adopt a youth policy ~Barr. Esonu

Abia will be first to adopt a youth policy ~Barr. Esonu

The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Youth Development Abia State has stated that Abia State is a youth-oriented state that has the welfare of its youth at heart.

Barrister Esonu Said this during Day 1 of the Technical Working Committee Meeting With Government and Relevant youth Stakeholders in Abia State, to Review the National youth policy and draft the Abia Youth Policy.

The project which is funded by United State Agency for International Development, USAID, supported by Strengthening Civic Advocacy on Local Engagement, SCALE, is anchored by Youth Alive Foundation, which Youth Emancipation and Rehabilitation Foundation is the leading organization implementing the project in Abia State, is to support the ministry of youth development in creating and domesticating youth policy is the state.

Barr. Esonu thanked the Executive Director of Youth Emancipation and Rehabilitation Foundation cum the lead Abia Youth Development Cluster, Jennifer Agbonma Ukaobasi Esq, for motivating the ministry to make history in the state, adding that there is no going back on the project.

He called on other youth groups to put in their best for the attainment of the goal.

Responding, the Executive Director of Youth Emancipation and Rehabilitation Foundation, Jennifer Agbonma Ukaobasi pledged the cluster’s unwavering support to the ministry to make sure that the Abia Youth Policy is created and domesticated in the state to give the youth an edge.

The meeting further broke into sessions on different thematic areas for stakeholders to bring in their inputs and contributions, which will be looked into during the second day of the meeting.

In attendance is the Honorable Commissioner for Youth, the Permanent Secretary, the Director of youth Mobilization, the National youth council chairman Abia State, programs Director Vicar Hope Foundation, and the Chief press secretary to the wife of the governor present, Youth and youth groups, among others.

Written by:

1,063 Posts

View All Posts
Follow Me :