Comrade Chidi Ilogebe, the Special Assistant to governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has applauded the Governor for giving the youths opportunity to excel.
Ilogebe, who’s the SA to the Governor on Students Affairs made the remark on Monday, 8th March, during the presentation of cheques to the recipients of the monthly Entrepreneurship grant from the office of the SA on Students Affairs held at the Enugu SME Center.
Presenting the cheques worth #50,000 to the Five (5) recipients, the SA thanked the Governor for the platform he has made available to young persons in the state and for his passion for SME development in Enugu state.
Ilogebe charged the recipients to keep pushing and striving to be better entrepreneurs so that they can in turn, help others to grow economically.
In his words, “nothing is too small to turn the tables around as an entrepreneur, it only takes determinations and courage for the odds to tilt to your Favour. A lot of destinies are tied to our lives, so we must push and strive to grow the capacity to help others.
“His Excellency the Governor has given us the platform to excel as young persons, so, I enjoin us to grab the opportunity with both hands. We are hopeful that this will run continuously till the end of the year.
“Young persons in Enugu state owe a lot of gratitude to Gov. Ugwuanyi,” he concluded.
The recipients hailed Gov. Ugwuanyi for giving young persons a chance to show their leadership content in what he described as a “robust and all encompassing youth involvement in Governance”.
They also assured that they will make very judicious use of the grant and thanked the SA for deeming them worthy to benefit from this kind gesture.
The recipients drawn from different parts of the state include: Agwu Eunice Odinaka, an Agroprenuer from Nkanu West lga; Ndubuisi Ikechukwu Cletus, a pig farmer from Ezeagu lga; Eze Christian who is into poultry from Oji-River lga.
Others are Eze Emmanuel, a fashion designer from Nsukka lga and Itanyi Chiagozie, Igbo-Etiti lga, a farmer that’s into crop production.