In a quest to encourage skill acquisition amongst youths of Agbor Kingdom, a sociocultural organization comprising of elite youths under the auspices of Agbor Youths Circle, has successfully screened her candidates to benefit from her Vocational Training Scholarship Scheme.The exercise held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Ime-Obi, Agbor was conducted by the President/ Convener of the group, Comr. Marvin Enyosa and his team, Comr. Anthony Abanimoro (Secretary), Comr. Aniemeke Alex Azuka (1st Vice President) and Comr. Erwin (Organizing Committee member).
According to Comr. Enyosa, the organization will sponsor the youths in acquiring skills of their choice from vocations such as Electrical installation, ICT, Automobile mechanic, Welding and Fabrication, Building, Fashion Design/ Tailoring, Catering, Decoration/ Event Management, Hair Dressing/Barbing/Cosmetology and Carpentry/Furniture at the Delta State Vocational Education Centre, Mbiri.
Comr. Enyosa said successful candidates shall be given starter packs by the Delta State government at the completion of their one year compulsory training, adding that the role of the youths circle was to get the ideal youths for the project and also pay for their registration and hostel accommodation fees.
He also said the initiative was to help take unemployed youths off the streets to become self-reliance and employers of labour, adding that the organization took pains to scout for the ideal youths from the various zones of Agbor kingdom (grassroot).
Agbor Youths Circle is apolitical and we unite to uphold peace in Agbor kingdom and the development of Agbor youths.
This scholarship scheme is going to be an annual project to help us sensitise our youths against social vices and become independent youths.“We shall have close supervision of our candidates at the vocational center located at Mbiri in Ika Northeast Local Government Area of Delta State, to ensure that they come out successful and also see to it that their starter packs are effectively utilized.
We do not, on our own, have the financial muscle to run this project, but shall rally round our illustrious sons and daughters for support.“This is a project that would directly impact on our youths and we enjoin all well meaning Agbor indigenes to key into this noble project as failure to develop the youths could create unrest in the society,” he asserted.At the end of the screening exercise, 22youths emerged as candidates for the skill acquisition project.
Some Candidates for the scholarship in a group photograph with some executive of Agbor youths Circle
Comr. Marvin Enyosa, President Agbor Youth Circle
Candidates being admonished during the exercise
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