Thanks Gov. Okowa for Providing Opportunity for Self-Employment – YAGEPreneur Atsepoyi

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ATSEPOYI TOLA BILLY, from Warri South West Local Government Area, is a graduate of the Delta State University where he studied Biology Education. He was unemployed for two years till he got enrolled in the 2017/2018 cycle of the Delta State Government’s Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP.) He is the CEO of…

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STEP Afforded Me Opportunity to Acquire More Professional Knowledge on How to Manage My Own Business – STEPreneur Ellis

  By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   ELLIS EKENE EMMANUEL is the CEO of Vatigo Cakes and Catering located in Asaba. He hails from Ndokwa East Local Government Area. Though a graduate of Library and Information Science, his passion is to become his own boss with special interest in the hospitality industry. This passion motivated him to enroll…

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More universities in Delta necessary – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday deplored criticism by leadership of Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that the state government was proliferating universities with the recent establishment of three new ones in the state, saying it was a necessity.. He explained that the universities were established to broaden access to the teeming…

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Delta Won’t Ignore Ailing Federal Institutions, Aniagwu

Delta State Government yesterday made it clear why the seeming negligence of federal-owned facilities and institutions within its jurisdiction cannot be stomached. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu disclosed this when he played host to the management of the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Asaba, led by their new General Manager, Mr. Innocent Negha. Recognizing…

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If Every Government Initiates YAGEP, Unemployment Will Be Brought to the Barest Minimum – YAGEPreneur Ezediunor

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh STEPHEN EZEDIUNOR was trained in the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) of the Delta State Government in the 2015/2016 cycle, having graduated from Federal Polytechnic, Oko where he obtained an HND in Business Administration. He was trained in poultry production and established at YAGEP Poultry Farm Cluster at Aboh-Ogwashi.    He is now…

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Delta girl-child empowerment scheme solution to gender discrimination, poverty, low self-esteem – Okowa

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said his administration’s passion for girl-child empowerment was predicated on the need to break away from issues of gender discrimination, poverty and low self-esteem among young women. He stated this at the graduation of beneficiaries of the 2021/2022 Girls’ Entrepreneurship and Skills Training Programme (Project GEST) at…

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Delta Govt Trained Me, Now I Am Training Others – STEPreneur Azenuie

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh AZENUIE ASHINEDU VERA hails from Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She is the CEO of Jojo Fashion Empire located in Okpanam. Vera was unemployed for four years after graduation, but her story changed when she enrolled in the Delta State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in the 2016/2017 STEP Cycle. She…

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