By; VITALIS UGOH, Calabar
The Chairman of Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River State, Hon Iyadim Amboni, has restated his commitment towards the development of youth through capacity building with a view of creating a better tomorrow for the area and the society in general.
Iyadim made this known while receiving the executive members of “ARISE Gospel Empire” led by Prosper E B Offiong ,during a courtesy call in his office
To achieve this, he said, “I will relate with youths positively by carrying them along. He advised them tobe proactive as well as key into the Council’s human development program to improve themselves”.
According to him, “the take over of the skill acquisition center in the area by the council is a right step in the right direction which will impact the youth positively”.
Said he, “with the completion of all uncompleted accessories components at the center , the council intends to install vocational equipment to commence training in many trades for the youths and other stakeholders”.
He stated that part of his expected wards tour will afford him and other elected members of the council an opportunity to know the requirements of youths in their respective wards, it will enable it to move Bakassi from rags to riches.
Earlier, the leader, Prosper E B Offiong, disclosed that the group which is domiciled in Bakassi Local Government Area, is not only a singing group but also explores other positive ways to better the lots of youths.
Offiong said they have used many organised ways to draw youths to see the need for positive livings within añd outside their environment.
He further said that the group intends to organize its annual Independent and Unity Concert ,a program they started in 2018, and solicited for assistance from the council to make it a success while pledging their preparedness to participate in the Council’s forth coming Thanksgiving Service