The Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress has seek for robust partnership in the area of vocational skills, training and empowerment for it members with the International Institute of Tourism and Hospitality.
The Sagbama LGA Coordinator of the organisation, Comrade Aduez Kingsley solicited for the partnership deal, when he paid a courtesy visit to the Institute.
Comrade Kingsley said the Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress which has been in existence since 2015, with the mandate of re-orienting the youths in the Niger Delta region in the area of dialogue in resolving differences also express joy with the Institute for the entrepreneurial programmes being impacted on youth by the Institute, hence the visit.
He noted further that the organisation is also seeking support of the Institute in actualising its plan programme while seeking for employment and other responsibilities that the Institute deem fit for its members.
He lauded the management and staff of the Institute for their creativity and hard work which has made the Institute stand out as world class, providing professional certification training and entrepreneurial programme to numerous youth globally and urged the Institute to keep the flag flying.
In his response, the Rector of the Institute, Mr. Samuel Timi Johnson who was represented by the acting Rector, Dr. Abeki Sunny Okoro, said the Institute appreciated the partnership request by the organisation noting that the Institute is ever willing to assist and work with the group.
The Rector stated further that the Institute vision is tailored toward capacity building of youths in other to enable them become an employers of labour.
Also speaking, the Registrar of the Institute, Mr. Leo Adeh advised them to key into the Institute’s various programmes to acquire additional skills as the global world no longer depend on degrees alone for job placement.
Mr. Adeh also advised the Niger Delta Coalition for Peace and Progress to use their advocacy platform to promote the culture of sustaining livelihood rather than patronage of crumbs from others that cannot last.