Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has today reinstated his commitment to creating a sustainable livelihood for the youths of the State. The governor made this position clear while receiving a delegation led by Brig.Gen. Paul Boroh, the Coordinator of the Amnesty Program with Mr. Chukwuemeka Innoson, CEO of Innoson Motors
Gov. Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has today reinstated his commitment to creating a sustainable livelihood for the youths of the State. The governor made this position clear while receiving a delegation led by Brig.Gen. Paul Boroh, the Coordinator of the Amnesty Program with Mr. Chukwuemeka Innoson, CEO of Innoson Motors.
Speaking during the occasion , Paul Boroh assured the government of the Bayelsa State of the federal government's commitment to change the narrative of the youths from militancy by training them to be entrepreneurs with a focus on agriculture and human capacity building keying into the very vision of the governor.
He further commended the governor for his vision to turn around the fortunes of the youths via the fish farm project aimed at revamping the economy of the State.
Speaking in the same vein, Mr. Chukwuemeka Innoson, informed the government that he was willing to partner with her in the efforts to boost the economy of the State by establishing an automobile plant in the State if provided a land to this end. According to him,Innoson motors would train youths of the State in automobile production having accessed their willingness to improve on their abilities and skills.
Responding, the Governor, expressed his readiness to collaborate with all investors coming to partner with the State in his developmental strides.
His words: "Our emphasis for creating a sustaining way of livelihood for our youths is to create wealth and be employers of labour, because in vain we build roads, airport, schools, hospitals and farms, if we don't deliberately build the human capacity"
Furthermore,the Governor stated that the State is prepared to collaborate with all to open up the State to the world. "We will continue to work with you in the provision of land so that our youths will be trained in the automobile industry to enable them create wealth and be entrepreneurs"
The Governor while directing the immediate patronage of the company by the state assured the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Innoson motors, an indigenous automobile industry that produces locally made vehicles in Nigeria, of his readiness to provide the land and an enabling environment for the company to set up a plant here, stating that "it is his desire that Bayelsa would become a manufacturing hub of the nation".