As part of its Corporate So
cial Responsibilities, the Management of Garden City Radio, 89.9 FM Port Harcourt organized a one-day skills workshop for youths in Rivers State.
Addressing over 200 participants at the workshop which took place at knowledge Development centre, Waterlines Port Harcourt, the General Maanger of Garden City Raido, Mr Dagogo Ezekiel-Hart, said the programme was intended to sensitise youth to cope with the challenges of a knowledge driven society.
The General Maanger emphasized the need for youths to acquaint themselves with useful information on how to access existing job as well as boost their sence of creativity in economic development.
He called on the participants to avail themselves with the opportunities provided to set values for themselves and raise their standards for development.
He pointed out that “a socirty without standards was on a fast tract to nowhere,” and tasked youths to be cutting edges for the desired change in the society.
In his lecture, one of the resource persons, Mr Chuks Choju said most youths cannot attain available jobs because of ignorance, and stressed the need for youths to build their capacity for growth through effective mentorship.
He also said that youth should discover that inherent potentials through diligence to ake them useful to themselves and the society.
Mr Kalada Apiafi, who spoke on the Topic: “Getting your CV and Applications right,” said most youths lose available jobs because of lack of preparations for interviews.
A representative of one of the partners of the programme, ETC, Corporate and Media Concepts, Mr Abiola Abimbola, said the programme was committed to the objectives of preparing the youths one how to add value to themselves and play active role in the process of economic development.
The Regional Trade Marketing Manager, of MTN, Sochi Okereke who spoke with our correspondent said the organization was in partnership with Garden City to articulate its averred commitment to yoth development as a corporate policy.