By Goodluck Barth Ikiebe
Nigeria will on Monday, be hosting African Youths for the inauguration of Tech-Dpay and flagging off of a giant stride for Africa’s emancipation.
The African Representative of United States Latino American Chambers of Commerce, USLACC, Ambassador Ifeoma Mary Ejiogu, told newsmen in Abuja on Sunday that the programme for the development of Youths in Africa is aimed at creating a window for the African Youths to gain opportunities, internship and international exposures for Technology Development and career optimisation.
“Our line of action is to obtain advanced skills and Technology Development and transfer of knowledge to help develop Africa of which the African Leaders would be sponsoring the Youths of Africa for their training and development to enable them drive the economy as young and vibrant youth of Africa”, Ejiogu stated.
She explained that considering the huge Mineral Resources and huge investment opportunities abound in Africa, yet the Youths are suffering and underdeveloped.
“USLACC Africa and partners have taken over through their purposeful Administrative/Supervisory measures to fight for the developments of Youth. We plan to achieve this through building structures and partnerships with companies, industries, institutions and factories in the advanced world that produce all these products we import all the day, that can offer internship for technology transfer” .
So African leaders, Embassies, Philanthropists and Youths are expected to converge on Abuja for the flag off under the Chairmanship of business mogul and entrepreneur, Chief (Dr) Emmanuel Iwuayanwu, the of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide.
The launching and unveiling of TechDpay will be performed by Chief (Mrs) Mojidat Folashade Tinubu – Ojo, the Iyaloja General of Nigeria, while keynote speakers include Dr Sam Amadi, Dr Williams Azuma Ijoma of Global Migration Research Institute, GMRI, Maryland, USA.
Our Correspondent reports that after the opening ceremony, there will be a second session to discuss empowerment programmes for Youths.