YOUTH EMPOWERMENT: HON (DR) JOSIE OGEDEGBE FLAGS OFF 4 DAYS TRAINING ON BEE FARMING AND HONEY PRODUCTION.

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YOUTH EMPOWERMENT: HON (DR) JOSIE OGEDEGBE FLAGS OFF 4 DAYS TRAINING ON BEE FARMING AND HONEY PRODUCTION.

As Igueben Local Government under the Chairmanship of Hon (Bldr) Dr. Josie Ogedegbe (JP) KSJI MNIOB, is not oblivious of the myriads of challenges facing our youths in the local government area, the issues of unemployment is most critical and worrisome. As a responsible government thinking out of the box to address the situation through a diversified economic patterns, the LG in collaboration with Dinotrust Global Company Limited, has organized 4 days training on Bee Farming and Honey Production for thirty three (33) youths in the local government area.

Declaring the youths empowerment training open at the Chief Tom Ikhimi Conference Hall in the council secretariat, Hon Josie Ogedegbe appreciated the youths in the local government area for the support given so far to his administration since inception and remaining hard working, peaceful and law abiding citizens. He reinterated to them the importance of Bee farming and honey production.

He said that HONEY is sweet to lick and economical as buyers are readily available and they can make dollars/euro in Nigeria through export without taking to Sahara desert by road. He also mentioned the nutritional importance of honey noting that the world is going the honey way, instead of sugar with its attendant health challenges. He urged them to take the training seriously by paying attention to every details and asking for clarifications whenever and wherever they were in doubt. They are to stick strictly to all the cautions and ensure they always use the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) the LG provided so as to get the best out of the training.

Earlier, the secretary to the Local Government Hon. John Imayebho Inegbedion, in his welcome note thanked the Chairman and participants for the program and also urged them to be attentive to their instructors while appealing to the instructors to be friendly to the learners.

The Director of Administration and General Service, Mrs Pat Idehenre thanked the Executive Chairman for making youths empowerment priority in his administration.

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Dinotrust Global Company Limited Mr Innocent Ikponmwosa Odigie told them that Bee Farming and honey production is very important in the society which everyone should see as valuable agricultural produce aimed at creating jobs for youths. He said the training will involve both lectures and field experiences.

Signed:
Comrade Enemiye Patrick,
Chief Press Secretary To The Executive Chairman Igueben Local Government.
21/8/2019

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