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Senator Nwaoboshi Continues His Human Capital Development in Delta North …Over 550 Cooperators benefited from FCC training in Delta

By: Ike Philip Abiagom

It is evident that the actions and in-actions of the member representing Delta North Senatorial District in the Senate Arm of the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs,Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi,in the past seven years of his proactive representation, not only supports but seamlessly aligned with the saying that the development of initiatives that focuses on social dimensions, and consist of introducing comprehensive plans to enrich human capital and enable Delta North citizens to grow through education,empowerment, training and support, are the major attributes/preoccupation of good leaders.

This opinion was arrived at after reading/listening to Nwaoboshi in the last two years speak at different events on the efforts his representation is making to curb youths unemployment in the Delta North senatorial constituency.
No fewer than five Hundred and fifty(550) cooperators attended the seminar which was held at the Prestigious Royal Event Center in Ibusa,Delta State on Saturday 21st of May 2022. This special one day Capacity Building and Skill Acquisition on farm products and marketing for farmers in Delta North Senatorial District which was attracted and powered by Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (SPON) and was anchored by the Federal Cooperative College,(FCC),Orji River,Enugu State, under the Cooperative value chain.

The Delta North Cooperators, hence, were drawn from the nine(9)local council areas ( Delta North senatorial district) in the state including food processors, fish farmers, crop producers, garri processors, as well as attracted commercial banks,Media groups and traders.
The Director of  Procurement,Federal Cooperative College (FCC), Idewu.C. Okeze, who facilitated the training , said it is targeted at unearthing and nurturing the hidden potentials of the trainee and urged cooperators to acquire the right knowledge and skills needed in order to grow their enterprises beyond sole proprietorship.
Mr Okeze noted that Federal Government vision was to train, retrain, direct and assist cooperative societies on best practices to survive the challenges caused by the hardship so as to equip them to become the highest employers of labour and food suppliers.

He said, “There are high expectations from the beneficiaries. We never minced our words that it is for our benefit. We felt that there is need to take the bull by the horn to address the problem of unemployment.

Okeze, also commended the the member representing Delta North Senatorial District in the Senate Arm of the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs,Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s giant strides in human capital development across the Delta North senatorial district.
Contributing, the administrative Aide to Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi,Hon. Hillary Nwaokolo who represented the senator,said the skill acquisition programs attracted by Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi is to encourage entrepreneurship, create job and wealth for Deltans is widely accepted as many have embraced the program.

“The way the various entrepreneurship development programs have been received across the Delta North senatorial district shows that Senator Nwaoboshi knew what the people wanted. Presently the senator has met the yearnings of the people especially the youths, who are eagerly looking for opportunities to be enlisted into any of the programs’’ said Nwaokolo.
He commended the Senator Nwaoboshi for the spate of infrastructural development being witnessed across the Delta North senatorial district presently, noting that it is an indication that Nwaoboshi is a proactive representative.

Also the Personal Assistance to Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, Hon. Henry Mordi, who spoken to Journalist after the training said that what the Distinguished Senator wants is to get more people into human development. “Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi believes in human capital development; he believes in skills acquisition; he understands that the government is struggling to pay salaries and it would be easier to help people become employers of labour,” he said.

“So, following his stronger Delta North mantra, this is another training in which he wants to get more people trained in the skill they can combine with what they already had, in order to be able to cater for themselves and their families.”

He advised the beneficiaries to be truthful to themselves and learn all they need to learn, interact with one another, keep in touch with their trainers.
He said that Senator Nwaoboshi has attracted a lot of projects to his constituency ranging from solar water scheme,solar street light,roads construction,schools renovation,supplies of books and chairs,monthly salaries to widows and youth empowerment among others.

Speaking with journalists in Ibusa on Saturday, one of the participants, Kikachukwu Osadebe a graduate and job seeker said, “Though I am managing a little business, with this training, everything will change, because the opportunity to be here has not just boosted my morale but has also opened my eyes to so many things which will help in sustaining my businesses and I will forever be grateful to the Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi and Federal Cooperative College for the genuine interest in helping the society.”

Another participant, Ebele Chukwuemeka livestock farmer who specializes in piggery said, “I have been in this business for more than 20 years and I have been doing it in my local way but during the training, I have learned so many things which I will apply and I’m optimistic that it will improve yields and productivity.”

During the training, the participants have grouped themselves into a cooperative society and promise to register and sustain it.

The Director of Procurement, Federal Cooperative College,Orji River, Mr.Idewu.C. Okeze while presenting certificates to the participants said they should count themselves lucky to be part of the training and thank Most Distinguished Senator Peter Nwaoboshi for his genuine passion and interest in the economic advancement of his constituents.

He implored the beneficiaries to apply the knowledge they have acquired so far in their businesses and teach others so as to have a better society. “With this training, you are good to start and flourish in your businesses, once again I want to congratulate wish you all the best in life.”

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