STEPreneur Akpotor Advises Unemployed Delta Youths to Acquire Skills for Self-Employment

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh   SOPHIA AKPOTOR OBRUCHE is our STEPreneurfor the week. She hails from Ethiope East Local Government Area. She was unemployed for two years after graduation from Delta State University where she studied Management Studies. Fortunately, she enrolled in the Delta State job creation programme 2015/2016 Cycle and was trained in Cosmetology under…

Delta Government Begins Business Management, Entrepreneurship Training For 2020/2021 STEP Graduands

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh The Delta State Government has commenced Entrepreneurship and Business Management Training (EBMT) for first batch of STEP graduands in the 2019/2020 Cycle. The graduands numbering 286 comprise beneficiaries who have completed training and graduated from the State Government’s Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) in Catering and Confectionery; PoP, Screed-Making and Painting;…

Gov. Okowa Made Me Self-Employed, Job Creator- Says STEPreneur Enddy.

by Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh ENDDY SUNNY-UDJOR is a graduate of Mass Communication from Delta State University, Abraka and the CEO of NIOC Studios (A Subsidiary of Enddyvisuals Ltd) with 10 employees on her payroll. She hails from Okpe Local Government Area. Enddy is passionate about filmmaking, entertainment and public enlightenment through her documentaries which focus mainly…

DTSG Introduces New Programs to YAGEP

By Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh The Delta State Government has introduced Apiculture in its Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in addition to Fish, Crop, Piggery and Poultry Productions in the 2020/2021 Cycle. The Chief Job and Wealth Creation Officer in charge of the Delta Job and Wealth Creation Bureau disclosed this innovation in a one-day Orientation and…

Okowa seeks private sector support for talent development

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa Friday, emphasized the need for the private sector to support talent development and tourism in the country. Okowa made the call when he received the “Made in Delta Talent Search” winners led by the Producer and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Talent Development, Akpobome Ogude (Ogus Baba)…

Job Creation: How GEEP Made Beneficiary an Oil Palm Development Expert

by Gertrude Onyekachukwu-Uteh OMOEFE UCHE GODSWILL hails from Emu-Obedeti in Ndokwa West Local Government Area. She attended the University of Port Harcourt where she obtained a BSc. in Agricultural Economics 2012. She was unemployed till she got enrolled in the State Government’s Graduate Employment Enhancement Programme (GEEP) in 2017 and was retained by IMCPalm Plantation,…

DTSG Working Towards Broadening Feedback Mechanism

Information Officers in the employ of the Delta State Government have been given reason to smile with the plan of the government to increase the frequency of capacity-building sessions and exposure for them so as to bridge any communication gap between the governed and the government. The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, disclosed this…

Delta to partner MAN on entrepreneurship development

Delta Government on Wednesday, expressed readiness to partner Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) in developing youths in the state with skills and entrepreneurship development. The Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, stated the government’s intention when he received on courtesy visit, the executive members of Edo/Delta Chapter of the Association at Government House, Asaba. He commended…