EBONYI State Governor, David Umahi has set aside N3billion for empowerment of youths and women with effect from January 2020.
Governor Umahi, who made the announcement on Sunday, in Abakaliki , stated that about 3000 youths and women are expected to benefit from the empowerment in each local government area of the state.
“As a government, we have set aside the sum of N3billion starting from January, to encourage our youths and women to do things with their hands and 3000 youths will benefit from this i.e. about 200 plus per council area.
“It is about a million per person and we are going to be convinced about the seriousness of anybody that it will be given to.
“The website is www.ebonyistate.gov.ng and it is domiciled in the office of the Special Assistant to the Governor on SME. You are encouraged to take advantage of the opportunity and apply.
The selection template will be the same for everybody.” Umahi said.