Anambra Governor urges youths to engage in agriculture

Chukwuka Ugokwe, Awka

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Anambra State Government says it is committed to continuing the integration of youths in every economic programme to offer them competitive edge in the labour market.

The State Governor, Willie Obiano said this while urging no fewer than 100 youths to get involved in this year’s farming season.

The youths under the auspices of “Youths in Agriculture” were led by their coordinator, a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Youth Development and Digital Entrepreneurship, Mr Ifeanyi Aniagoh.

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The event, which took place at the Ekwueme Square, Awka, marked the commencement of 2019 farming season.

Obiano said that the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Ministry of Youths Empowerment and Creative Economy would launch a robust programme for youth participation in agriculture.

 

Sammie Idika