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Anambra: Commissioner for Youths Receives Youth Wing of CAN (YowiCAN)

...advocates for synergy among youth organizations. 

The leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (Youth Wing), Anambra State Chapter, earlier today, paid a courtesy visit to the new Commissioner for Youth Empowerment and Creative Economy in Anambra State, Prof Theresa Obiekezie.

Receiving the Youth Leaders, Professor Obiekezie reiterated the need for synergy among youth based organisations in the State stressing that  every youth group registered with the Ministry will be carried along in all youth oriented programs. 

"The Ministry's role in youth organizations is advisory and we will fully play that role and offer adequate support where and when necessary," Prof Obiekezie said. 

She also noted that all youth organizations in Anambra State will be part of the forthcoming Skills Training in the 179 Communities provided such organizations "are properly registered with the Ministry". 

The Director-General of the Digital Entrepreneurship Office, Engr Ifeanyi ANIAGOH who was present during the conversation commended the youths for their visit saying that "it is timely, necessary and a step well taken."

Making his remarks, the Chairman of the Group, Nwabueze Nwokoye who explained that the aim of the visit was to familiarize with the new Commissioner and officially present the objectives, plans and structure of YowiCAN; thanked the Honourable Commissioner for her warm reception and readiness to unite and empower every Anambra Youth.

YowiCAN is the umbrella body of faith based youth organisations in the member Churches of Christian Association of Nigeria.

Nwadile Ifunanya
DEO, Anambra State

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