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August 15, 2018

Youths storm Owerri for Rochas Jobs, stipend

Last week Monday, Governor Rochas Okorocha announced the release of N5bn for youths employment, and approved N20,000 monthly stipend for unemployed graduates in the state. Addressing the youths in their thousands at the Heroes Square, Owerri during the launching of youth empowerment Programme tagged, “Youth must work”, the governor said that under the programme, 100 youths will be trained as pilots in South Africa while another 200 will undergo entrepreneurial training in Singapore. The governor further announced that unemployed graduates of Imo State origin will be paid monthly stipend of N20,000 “to sustain them until they gain employment”. He explained…