For the first batch of the programme, 500 youths selected from the 21 local government areas of the state have been engaged to take part in trainings.
The trainees who will be spending between three weeks and two months will receive training in Information Communication Technology, spare parts fabrication, fishery, production of beverages, cosmetics and various types of detergents among other things.
Governor Obiano, in a similar development commissioned the customary court in Nnewi where he said that he had already perfected plans for the construction of world standard High Courts in the three senatorial zones of the state.
At the Technology Incubation Center, Nnewi, North Local Government Area of Anambra state, 500 trainees took the oath of allegiance towards total commitment to the training they will receive in various fields of endeavour.
In his address, Obiano recalled that another batch of 500 youths were being trained on automobile manufacturing, at Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing company.
While commending the state governor for donating a 300 KVA transformer for the institute, the manager of the center enjoined the beneficiaries to take full advantage of the rare opportunity offered them by the state to improve their economic self reliance.
School children brightened up the day with cultural dance, and the impressive state anthem rendition performed by Master Onyebuchi Osuma attracted a scholarship award from the governor to cater for his primary to tertiary education.
After the empowerment programme, the governor and his entourage moved over to the court premises at Ugwuochi Amichi in Nnewi South Local Government Area, for the commissioning of the new Customary Court Complex built by the state government.
The President of the Customary Court of Appeal in Anambra, Mr. Samuel Okoye, said the commissioning of the customary court was the beginning of infrastructural transformation for customary courts in the entire state.