Youth Leaders Call on Gov’t to Embark on Projects
22 October 2016 State
Youth leaders in the Niger Delta under the aegis of Niger Delta Ethnic Nationality Youth Leaders, have called on the federal government to urgently embark on the execution of projects which can create job opportunities for youths in the Niger Delta.
The youths have urged the government to embark on the construction of the Gas Revolution Industrial Park, GRIP Project, Ogidigben Delta State, Export Processing Zone, Cross Rivers State, Brass Fertilizer Project in Bayelsa State, the Nigerian Maritime University, NMU in Warri South-West Local Government Area in Delta State, reactivation of Calabar, Warri and Port Harcourt Sea Ports as well as the construction of Lagos- Calabar Rail line.
The youths who made this known in a communique issued at the end of a closed door meeting on Friday in Warri say the projects are capable of generating over 500, 000 job opportunities for youths in the region.
The youth leaders called on all agitating groups to sheath their swords and give peace a chance.
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