Governor Obiano Inaugurates Empowerment Scheme For Youths

Obiano-AnambraThe Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has inaugurated the state’s Skill Acquisition and Empowerment Scheme for youth empowerment and poverty alleviation in the state.

The event, which took place at the Technology Incubation Center (TIC), Nnewi, had the first batch of the programme – 500 youths selected from the 21 Local Government Areas of the state.

The trainees, who will be spending between three weeks to two months, would receive training in Information Communication Technology (ICT), spare parts fabrication, fishery, and production of beverages, cosmetics and various types of detergents amongst others.

In a similar development, the Governor commissioned the customary court in Nnewi, where he said he had already perfected plans for the construction of a world standard high court in the three senatorial zones of the state.

Governor Obiano had earlier affirmed his commitment towards developing markets across the State by putting in place modern amenities and infrastructure that will enhance hitch free commercial activities in line with global trend.

According to him, the facilities would include electricity, toilet facility, firefighting equipment, water and construction of all the roads that lead to the state’s major markets.

The Governor solicited support from the traders in the state for his government especially in the coming elections to ensure that All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) candidates emerge victorious.

Obiano Unveils New Empowerment Scheme, Court Building

governor obianoAnambra state governor, Willie Obiano, has inaugurated the State’s Skill Acquisition and Empowerment Scheme, at the Technology Incubation Center, Nnewi.

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.

Unilorin begins kidney transplant

The University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) is set to start performing cosmetic surgery and kidney transplant.
The Chief Medical Director, Prof. Abdulwaheed Olatinwo, while speaking at a press conference in Ilorin on Tuesday said UITH had the capacity to match the development which will take effect from June.
Prof. Olatinwo said, “We are already working with some institutions outside the country so that people can go for training on cosmetic surgery. We have the capacity, manpower, two consultants and we believe that within a very short time, people can even come in for cosmetics training.”
According to him, “About renal care and kidney transplant, we believe in total quality care…I can assure you that we are almost at the state of carrying out the procedure. Investigations have been concluded. Before the end of June, we shall be able to have renal plant transmission.”
The Professor disclosed that because of the improved health care, many foreigners had been coming to Nigeria for medical attention, adding that the number of Nigerians travelling abroad for medical attention had reduced.