Akwa Ibom Youths Tasked On Self Development
Youths in Akwa Ibom State State have been charged to tap into the numerous job creation opportunities now opened in the State by the Governor Udom Emmanuel-led administration to better their lots and boost the development profile of Akwa Ibom State.
The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh, made the call on Saturday while hosting the executive members of Uyo Students Alumni Association in his Uyo residence.
Mr Charles, who shared his wealth of experience both in the private sector and government with the students, tasked them to imbibe virtues that will enable them excel in their academics and become useful members of the society, and urged them to shun acts that are inimical to their future life prospects.
Drawing their attention to the recent clamp down on 33 cult groups in the State by Governor Udom Emmanuel, the Information Boss challenged the students to remain good ambassadors of Uyo Local Government Area in their different institutions of learning and a source of pride to their families, the state and country at large.
While imploring the students to reverence God, respect constituted authorities, shun bad companies and be serious with their studies, Udoh used the occasion to call on all youths in the State to engage themselves positively in profitable ventures for self actualisation.
He listed the numerous job creation opportunities available in the State with the opening up of companies and agro based ventures such as the electric metering solutions company, the syringe factory, pencils and toothpick factory, peacock paints, Green houses. Coconut plantation and refinery, fertiliser blending plant and the upcoming ranch and yurghot factory among others.
In his response on behalf of the executive members of Uyo Students Alumni Association, the leader of the team, Mr. Michael Ekot expressed appreciation to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Charles Udoh, who he described as a Role Model and Proud son of Uyo.
Ekot thanked the Information Boss not only for hosting and counseling the students on the path of success but for always supporting and mentoring so many students of Uyo local government area and beyond.
It could be the recalled that the youth-friendly Information Commissioner, Mr. Charles Udoh as at various times sponsored indigent students through their academic career, provide equipment and sporting facilities to schools, support football clubs with Sports kits and financial assistance as well as float Charles Udoh Unity Cup, all geared at students and youths development.