In furtherance of its commitment to invest in youth for economic growth, the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KONGA Group on E-COMMERCE Technology.
According to the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare while speaking at the signing ceremony, the MoU will will boost Federal Government’s efforts in building the entrepreneurial capacity of the youth for self reliance and employability.
While acknowledging the importance of the signing of MoU to achieving the goals of national aspirations for growth and economic development, Dare stated that the agreement would strengthen and support Federal Government’s deliberate policy of engaging the youth through the framework of small and medium enterprises, towards ensuring solution to the burden of youth unemployment to make them entrepreneurs.
According to the Minister, ”No nation solves unemployment problem without leading on entrepreneurship, this MOU will open another window through which the Youth can explore for sustainability”.
Earlier in his remarks, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Nebeolisa Anako, thanked Konga for synergising and identifying with the FMYSD policy towards making the youth self reliant and productive.
Giving an insight on the MoU, Mr. Leo Stan Ekeh, President of the Konga Group, said the MoU will change the narrative by providing the youths with a platform to take a bold step for self development.
Ekeh explained that a minimum of 500,000 youths will benefit from Digital Technology through wealth creation in e-Commerce.