PROF. AZAIKI EQUIPS 400 CONSTITUENTS WITH COMPUTER, COSMETOLOGY, FASHION DESIGNING SKILLS AND EMPOWERMENT ITEMS
The human capital development constituency projects in Yenagoa/Kolokuma-Opokuma Federal Constituency, are still on course. Currently, 100 persons are undergoing trainings in computer operations and maintenance as well as production of detergents and cosmetics.
Made up largely of women and girls, with some male counterparts, fifty participants are in computer category, while another fifty are for detergents and cosmetology.
There were also 300 participants from the constituency who benefitted from a special fashion designing training and empowerment project. The project is the outcome of collaboration between Prof. Steve Azaiki and the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
Speaking at the opening session of the training workshop in Yenagoa, December 10, 2020, Prof. Azaiki urged the participants to value the trainings. He stated that computer skills and cosmetology are income spinners, urging that trainees should apply the skills in self-help ventures.
Represented by his Senior Special Assistant on Communication, Mr. Etete Enideneze, Prof. Azaiki reassured of more constituency projects for communities. He also reiterated plans to engage more constituents, particularly, male youths in new economic empowerment programmes, come 2021.
Earlier, Chairman of the occasion, HRH Ovie Omele, Paramount Ruler of Yenaka-Atissa in Yenagoa, described Prof. Azaiki as a visionary selfless leader, and expressed hope that the Lawmaker would deliver more of his campaign promises to the people.
In a pep talk, Pastor Orlando Dede of the Royal House of Grace, admonished constituents to appreciate the main legislative efforts and constituency projects so far facilitated by Prof Azaiki, pointing out that God blesses those who are appreciative.
The technical session of the workshop was declared open by the State Director of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr. Ayam C. Osuchukwu. He stated that the programmes were in line with the mandate of the agency to create self-paid jobs through vocational trainings for citizens.
The workshop will last one week.
SSA COMMUNICATION/SPOKESMAN TO PROF. STEVE AZAIKI, OON