Empowerment: NIDSUG Takes Soft Skills to Niger Delta Students

The Niger Delta Students Government has towed in the pah of fulfilling its inauguration objectives as it initiates a soft skills human capital development workshop for students in the region.

The Revival Administration ably led by Amb Comrade Joey Dauebi Ekadi in continuation of it’s reach out campaign, has instituted the programme to engage and support technical education in the Niger Delta region.

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According to Joey, “the project is originally designed to cover the nine Niger Delta States and is expected be of benefit to students who want to embark on skill oriented entrepreneurial activities while in school or after graduation.”

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Explaining the vision of the workshop, Amb Ekadi stated that the optimal wellbeing of students in the Niger Delta region is the focus goal of the project.

“The free soft skills empowerment program is centered on improving the total well-being of Niger Delta Students, their Socio-Economic Development and financial Liberty,” Joey stated.

The workshop themed Supporting Technical Education in The Niger Delta: Students in Focus kicked off in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital yesterday with the organizing committee adopting the mantra “not so much is needed make a little difference.”

While giving insight on the choice of location for the Phase One of the project, the NIDSUG President revealed the daunting challenges the body has been faced with along the way.

“Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and limitations within interstate transitions, accompanied with less financial resources, the Phase One of the project, has been scheduled to hold in Yenagoa the Bayelsa State Capital for Niger Delta Students resident in Yenagoa,” he explained.

Continuing, “the first phase of the free soft skills empowerment project will will feature the training of a minimum 15 persons on how to make quality snacks in meat pie and Sharwama.”

“Also, attached to the snack making will be business tips and startup lectures on how to succeed as striving entrepreneurs in the labor market with a skill like the one they will be taught,” the President concluded.

The one week Empowerment Workshop is billed to run from Wednesday 10th to Wednesday 17th, June, 2020, in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa state capital.

See photos from the kick-off ceremony

Group photograph of participants at the Free Soft Skills Empowerment Workshop

Amb Joey Ekadi flanked by another official
Cross-section of participants at the workshop

The NIDSUG president addressing participants during kick-off ceremony

Niger Delta Students interested in the workshop should make use of the channels below for enquiries.

Comrade Ogbala Michael Ebizimor (Chief of Staff) – 0706 256 7739.

Comrade Igbousa Erepamo Israel (Bayelsa State Coordinator, NIDSUG) – 0811 847 7854

Mike Damini – 07064465136.

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