CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT: Akwa Ibom Female Youths Smile as Dakkada initiative fulfills promises.


One of the cardinal focus of the Dakkada initiative of His Excellency, Govenor Udom Emmanuel is human capacity building. Since he came on board in 2015 he has not relented in ensuring that Akwa Ibom youths are trained in various enterepreurship development skills for self-reliance.

Today, some Media Aides of the Governor paid a visit to some training centres in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital where some of the female youths are currently undergoing trainings in various vocations, including, tailoring and fashion design, baking and Confectionery under the sponsorship of the Wife of the Governor, Her Excellency, Dr. Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel.

The Governor’s aides were conducted round the training centres by the Female Youth President Lady Esther Nta and Vice, Idongesit Micah.

The Female youths from age 18 to 35 number over 5000 and are scattered across the state, the first batch of the trainees are in their third week at the various training facilities.

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