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AMEN President launches Youth Talent Hunt Empowerment programme in the Lagos State

The programme intends to empower the jobless talented youths in the rural area of the Ijegun community.


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 02-04-2018 08:59 IST
AMEN President launches Youth Talent Hunt Empowerment programme in the Lagos State

Youth empowerment programme in Nigeria (representative image)

The President of Association of Micro Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN), Prince Saviour Iche has launched a youth empowerment programme titled "Youth Talent Hunt Empowerment programme" in Ijegun community of Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos State.

The programme intends to empower the jobless talented youths in the rural area of the Ijegun community.

The ceremony was attended by members of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard including the Mr. kinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos state.

The AMEN aims to ensure that Nigeria become one of the industrialized nation of the world through grass root development of one family one manufacturing business in various sectors of production.

Speaking during the event, the founder of the programme, and a member of Itesiwaju Eko Vanguard, Prince Saviour Ichie stated, "Today we are organizing a talent hunt because in our community there is a lot of talent being wasted. So we have decided to give them a stepping stone to showcase these talents.

"As of now, we have about 18 youths that are performing today. Being a community person, I have been around for the past five years and seen lots of idle talents. This motivated me to start the programme. God will not be happy with me if I allow these talents to go wasted. After this we will move to the next step which is a football competition. In this competition prices will be given to winners, he further added.

"As the Vanguard Group, financially we are looking at giving the first and second best performers scholarship. We will also monitor them to ensure they will be greater than this." The message of the governor is to tell the youths to keep it up. They are the future and the future starts from today. They should stay away from drugs and any bad act and be good children to their parents," he said.

COUNTRY : Nigeria