Gov Willie Obiano reemphasized the need for youths in the state to fully key into the Agricultural vision of his administration so as to secure better living conditions for themselves.
The governor who spoke at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity, Onitsha during the maiden Catholic Youths convention in the state with the theme, "the role of youths in the contemporary society ", and organized by the Catholic Archdiocese of Onitsha featured paper presentations on purposeful living, entrepreneurship and youth development.
He pointed out that in recognition of the key role youths play in the development of any human society, his administration initiated a robust programme for their development across his chosen four key development pillars.
According to him, through the state government's interventions, Agriculture has now been made more appealing and lucrative to all, especially the youths. He noted that if the youths take full advantage of government's provisions in the sector, they can utilize their youthful potentials to achieve more for themselves.
He assured that under his watch, the state would continue to break new grounds in positive feats, adding that the onus lies on them to be good ambassadors of the State.
The Archbishop, Metropolitan, Onitsha Catholic Archdiocese, Most Rev Valerian Okeke who described youths as the backbone of any society to tow their thought in line the the state wide promotion for a secured future for them.