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UNDP strengthens collaboration with Anambra government

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BY SUNNY A. DAVID, AWKA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the socio-economic growth of Anambra State by announcing its readiness to collaborate with the State government in developing and implementing sustainable youth development programs.

This partnership aims to empower young people in the State by providing them with access to quality education, skills training, and economic opportunities, thereby fostering a brighter future for the next generation of leaders and citizens.

The Coordinator of UNDP, Mrs Joyce Oburu, during a visit to the Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr Patrick Agha Mba, revealed that they are ready to support the State government to maximize the full potential of the “1 Youth 2 Skills” empowerment programme.

She noted that the programme is a complete package that has the capacity to reposition the socio-economic status of the state for the better and commended Governor Soludo for driving the project.

In response, Commissioner for Youth Development, Mr. Agha Mba, noted that their visit was to consolidate on their earlier resolve to form a progressive partnership.

He commended their commitment towards ensuring that Anambra youths benefits from its programmes and assured his cooperation.

Mr. Agha Mba emphasized that the partnership is timely as it will energize the 1 Youth 2 Skills programme for greater productivity.

The Commissioner further thanked Governor Soludo for his support and dedication to youth development in Anambra State and assured that the second phase of the programme will be more impactful.

Present at the meeting were the Special Assistant to Governor Soludo on Youth Development, Engr. Tony Omata, UNDP focal person, Mr Kosi Wetala among others.

Presentation of 1 Youth, 2 Skills branded materials to UNDP delegation were some of the highlights of the meeting.

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