Saturday, November 28

Editorial

Okowa says skill acquisition way out of poverty

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Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has underscored the importance of skill acquisition in the fight against poverty.Okowa stated this when the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) in the state, led by Hajia Aisha Hafiz-Inuwa, wife of the Commissioner of Police, visited him at Government House, Asaba.He said that skill acquisition was the way out of unemployment and acute poverty which was ravaging the country. He commended members of the association for their contributions to development of the society through their philanthropic gestures.The governor reaffirmed that his administration had continued to empower youths in the state in order to make them self-reliant.“We have continued to make skill acquisition a state policy because we realised that it is the only way to get ...