Ex-Commissioner Wants Govt To Do More On Youth Dev


A former Commissioner for Women Affairs in Rivers State, Mrs Joeba West has called on governments at all levels to initiate programmes that will create job opportunities for youths.
Mrs West who said this at the grand finale of the 2018 Divine Icon Music talent hunt grand award in Port Harcourt organised by Wisdom to Wealth Development Foundation said it was the responsibilities of government at all levels to create opportunities for the youths to realize their potentials.
Mrs West also commended the foundation for the annual talent hunt programme, stressing that by so doing, the foundation had distinguished itself as one that is interested in the progress of the youths.
The former commissioner also stressed the need for supports to the organization to enable it continue with the programme of helping Rivers youths to realize their potentials.
Also speaking, the Executive Director of the Wisdom to Wealth Development Foundation, Prince Anyanate Kio said the event was organised by the foundation to enable youths develop their talents.
Prince Kio said the event which started since 2013 had produced several talents.
He said that the Icon Mind Magazine which was unveiled during the ceremony showcased various celebrities in different walks of life.
According to him, the gesture was to motivate upcoming artistes, especially, those who are into gospel music.
Prince Kio also said that his foundation had given interest free loans to market women to improve their businesses.