Younger entrepreneurs from Authorities Science College, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Pupil Entrepreneurship Exercise Hub (SEA-Hub) nationwide competitors, Information Company of Nigeria studies.
The competitors which was organised by Deuche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on Thursday in Abuja was titled “Securing the Way forward for Younger Nigerians.
Deuche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) is a growth company owned by the German authorities.
Authorities Mannequin Science College, Bida, got here second whereas Authorities Secondary College, Township in Plateau got here third out of the 15 college that participated.
Earlier, Minister of State for Schooling, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba mentioned that it was a privilege to be part of the laudable initiative and counseled GIZ for organising it.
He mentioned that in recent times, gross mismanagement of presidency establishments and assets plus frustration of younger Nigerians within the varied establishments of upper studying had been a problem for younger folks.
The minister mentioned that the stress on younger folks and their households, as a result of financial international meltdown was additionally a problem for younger Nigerians.
Nwajiuba mentioned to be able to make life price dwelling, essential options had been being supplied by GIZ .
He mentioned that the entrepreneurial talent acquisition which is being carried out in 4 states of the nation is empowering younger Nigerians.
Based on the minister it’s serving to them to attain their full potentials, creating enabling atmosphere for fogeys to provide full assist to their youngsters and all spherical growth, thereby giving them an impartial life.
Nwajiuba mentioned that the ministry will proceed to accomplice with Sea-Hub to make sure that Nigerian secondary faculties develop entrepreneurial expertise for self reliance and impartial life for the advance of Nigeria’s financial system.
Earlier, the Head of Programmes, Mr Detlev Holloh mentioned GIZ has been dedicated to sustainable growth in Nigeria since 1974.
He mentioned that the organisation has continued to reinforce employment and earnings technology with a number of programmes and designs just like the Professional-Poor Progress and Promotion of employment in Nigeria.
Holloh defined that the programme promotes entrepreneurship by a number of approaches because the SEA-Hub.
He mentioned that it had direct impart on a number of the sustainable growth targets and it’s inline with Agenda 2030 and Aim three of the strategic plan of the Federal Ministry of Schooling.
He mentioned that SEA-Hub is an extracurricular membership created in faculties to assist younger folks construct life-long expertise and put together them for the longer term.
“To date, SEA-Hub intervention has reached near 15,00 college students in Edo, Niger, Ogun, and Plateau with assist from Federal Ministries of Youths and Sports activities and Schooling.
“It is our hope that this event and strengthened partnership, with all our invaluable partners, we can continue to work together at state and national levels to build an inclusive and sustainable future for our entrepreneurs,” he mentioned.