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Delta Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori (left), discussing with the State Coordinator, NYSC, Mr. Alao Olusegun during a courtesy call on the Governor in Government House, Asaba on Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Delta Governor, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori (left), discussing with the State Coordinator, NYSC, Mr. Alao Olusegun during a courtesy call on the Governor in Government House, Asaba on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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Entrepreneurship, skill acquisition key to wealth creation – Oborevwori


Delta State Governor, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori has identified entrepreneurship and skill acquisition as key to wealth creation in a nation plagued with unemployment and economic challenges.

Governor Oborevwori stated this on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, when he received the State Coordinator of the National Youths Service Corps, NYSC, Mr Alao Olusegun and his delegation at Government House, Asaba.

While thanking the NYSC for its contribution to the State’s development, Governor Oborevwori said the State Government would look into all the requests made by the State Coordinator and see how the State Government could assist.

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He commended the Delta NYSC for its entrepreneurship drive saying: “The good thing about the NYSC in Delta State is that they are always involved in entrepreneurship programmes and we continue to see how we can partner together.

“I want to assure you that in Delta State, one of our more agenda is to ensure peace and security and I can assure you that we will continue to sustain that peace which we have enjoyed in the last nine months of this administration.


“When we have our entrepreneurship programmes we will also invite you to add value because entrepreneurship is very key to wealth creation.

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“I say this because when they finish as graduates and there are no jobs, it is the skill they are able to acquire that will keep them going pending when they get a suitable job.

“It is not easy now to get white collar jobs so entrepreneurship is very key to the survival of our youths.”

Earlier in his remarks, Mr Olusegun appreciated Governor Oborevwori for the wonderful works at the NYSC Permanent Camp at Issele-Uku, describing it as one of the best in the country.

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He congratulated Governor Oborevwori on his victory at the polls and the Supreme Court.


He said the NYSC is populated by youths with over 15,000 corps members serving in the state and contributing their quota in the areas of education, health, agriculture and so many areas of the state economy.

He reiterated the commitment of the NYSC to spreading the corps members to all parts of the state for equal development of the state.


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