District Chief Executive (DCE) for Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa in the Central Region, Hon. Isaac Odoom has handed over a renovated office Complex to the Youth Employment Agency (YEA)
Presenting the keys at Breman Asikuma last Tuesday, Hon. Isaac Odoom noted that activities of YEA was in line with His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo led NPP Government's job creation agenda and therefore needs to be supported
He disclosed that the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has been working hand in hand with the Youth Employment Agency to ensure reduction of Youth unemployment in the District
" The NPP Government led by His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo is committed to job creation especially for the youth to be self dependant and to secure a brighter future in life
Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), Youth In Forestation, Youth In Community Policing, Community Health Assistants, Youth In Agriculture and other Youth related Jobs have been created to curtail the elsewhere Youth Unemployment Association
The Assembly will continue to collaborate with YEA in the District by ensuring that most of the needed resources and logistics are fully provided to facilitate its programmes and activities in the District"
The Central Regional Director of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA), Madam Sarah Afful who received the keys on behalf of the Agency thanked the DCE for giving them permanent accomodation to operate in the District.
" We are grateful to you and the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly for supporting our activities in Cash and Kind
It is our hope that this kind gesture would last forever till every youth in the District becomes self-sufficient
I want to plead with Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) in the Central Region to emulate what Hon. Isaac Odoom led Asikuma - Odoben-Brakwa District Assembly has been doing for YEA in the District. It is worth emulating
I want to assure you that this Office Complex would be put into proper use to serve the purpose for which it was renovated for us"
Madam Sarah Afful tasked the staff of the Agency to make judicious use of the building and to carry on with the culture of maintenance adding the edifice ought to be in maintained properly
Present were the Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Director of YEA, Mr. Elijah Arthur and Staff of the Agency