Emecheta urges Igbo youths to explore agro value chain, cow breeding opportunities

Mr Emecheta, Chairman, Willie Obiano Support Group

By Sunny A. David, Awka

Igbo stakeholders have been urged to support the resolution of South East Governors to reposition the zone for sustainable development.

Speaking to journalists in Awka, the Chairman of Willie Obiano Support Group, Chief Jude Emecheta, said regional security network would enable the States of the zone to generate and exchange intelligence as well as effectively eliminate cross boarder crimes.

He noted that already, Governor Willie Obiano has established an efficient and functional security architecture that should serve as a model and template for the zone to achieve the desired goals.

Chief Emecheta called on Ndigbo to explore the untapped abundant opportunities in the agricultural value chain for effective harnessing of resources in the sector and further expand investment frontiers that would create employment opportunities.

The Chairman of Willie Obiano Support Group explained that cow breeding would open a fresh window to tap the rich potential in animal husbandry and establishment of more agro-allied industries.

Chief Emecheta called on youths to deploy their knowledge of ICT in making career in agriculture to become self reliant and attain their full potential in life.

A youth leader, Comrade Chijioke Abazu urged communities to encourage and assist their youths to embark on agricultural ventures.

Comrade Abazu noted that this would reduce social vices and eliminate crime and criminal activities.


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