540 Delta Entrepreneurial Trainees Receive Starter-packs


By Omon-Julius Oanbu in Asaba

A total of 540 beneficiaries of the Delta State Skill Training Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) were on Monday presented with starter-packs by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa with an assurance that his administration will not relent in its commitment to human capital development as well as job and wealth creation for the citizens of the state.

The beneficiaries, who are in three categories including Computer Hardware and Repairs, Fashion Designing/Tailoring and Electrical Installation/Repairs, formed the second batch of trainees to pass out and given starter-packs by the state government under the scheme.

A total of 771 successful trainees were earlier presented with starter-packs after a three-month training programme in various areas of entrepreneurship.

They were made up of the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) and Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Programme (STEP) beneficiaries under the three-month training programme.