Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed the Federal Government keenness to support the establishment of a Chamber of Commerce for young people across the Niger Delta region to drive creativity and entrepreneurship.
He stated this when he met with a delegation of Niger Delta Expatriate Mentorship Committee an initiative led by the Minister of Niger Delta, Mr. Uguru Usani Uguru in his office.
The Vice President commended the initiative and noted that the expatriate mentorship scheme which is in partnership with UNESCO, aligns with the commitment of the Buhari Presidency for the region and is capable of catalyzing development in the region. He observed that the international mentorship/internship will expose beneficiaries to international standard, best business practice and technology.
During his brief remarks, the leader of the organization and Chief Mentorship Officer, Mr. Chika Olejeme said under the National Expatriate Mentorship Strategy, selected youths will be sent abroad for international mentorship and internship.
30 countries in Europe and the United States of America were said to have already signed up to the programm