Governor Udom Emmanuel has expressed readiness to partner with Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA (AKISAN) in providing entrepreneurial skills and vocational training to further create employment for the youths.
Governor Emmanuel who made this known while playing host to AKISAN who paid him a courtesy visit in Government House, Uyo, lauded the initiative by the non-profit organization to organize training programs for the teeming youths, acknowledging that their contributions towards the wellbeing of youths indicate their interest to encourage youths in the state to be meaningfully engaged.
The Governor who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, assured AKISAN of partnership to encourage entrepreneurial growth to be sustained among the youths in the society. He also called on AKISAN to publicize and project their programs widely for Akwa Ibom youths to benefit maximally.
In his remarks, the National President of Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria and leader of the delegation, Itoro Akpan-Iquot, felicitated with the state on its 34th-anniversary celebration and commended Governor Udom Emmanuel’s developmental strides across the state in the past six years on the saddle of leadership.