Youths have been enjoined to embrace entrepreneurship by acquiring skills that would enable them become self reliant.
Speaking in Awka , a poultry farmer, Chief Emmanuel Onyeneke said this would enable them attain their full potential and contribute towards building the economy.
Chief Onyeneke pointed out that government alone cannot provides jobs for all the unemployed teeming youths while acquiring skills would enable the youths to become productive and employers of labours as part of measures to provide permanent solution to the challenges of unemployment.
He reminded youths that participating in skill acquisition programmes would enable them to benefit from government employment programmes.
Chief Onyeneke who commended Governor Willie Obiano for given Agriculture the desired attention, noted that if the present tempo is sustained , the state would effectively harness the untapped potential in the sector to boost its Gross domestic product – GDP and widen the scope of employment opportunities and economic growth .