Explore Opportunities In Agric, Digital Sectors In Ogun-Abiodun Tasks Corps Members - EDU-BIZNEWS


Friday, July 8, 2022

Explore Opportunities In Agric, Digital Sectors In Ogun-Abiodun Tasks Corps Members

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has tasked the outgone 4,446 successful Corp members  in the State, to explore the huge  opportunities in the agriculture and digital sectors in the state to be employers of labour by 
creating jobs for teeming unemployed Nigerians 

Abiodun who was speaking during a  passing out ceremony of the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC)  2021 Batch B Stream 1 Corp members, at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta, says there are various youth-oriented programmes in agriculture and digital economy for them to be self-reliant  

The governor  represented by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Engr. Olayiwola Abiodun added that the present administration had created opportunities in different sectors of the State’s economy, which would increase the individual prosperity of the youths.

"We have various opportunities in different sectors of our economy. In the area of Agriculture, for example, the Anchor-Borrowers’ Scheme, Broilers’ Project, Cassava Revolution, FADAMA Graduate and Youth Scheme, and other programmes are viable openings for our youths to become agricpreneurs", Abiodun said.

He stated that the government had reinvigorated the digital infrastructure, to create an avenue for our tech-savvy youths in the emerging global digital world, while explaining that residents would benefit maximally from the infrastructural facilities in the State.

Also speaking, the State Coordinator of the Scheme, Mrs. Shokpeka Winifred advised the outgoing Corp members to shun activities that could tarnish their image.

56 of the Corps Members who absconded from the service or committed other  offences were told to repeat the service year.

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