Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta – Minister

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Nigeria’s Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba says the Industrial Fishing Projects established by Concept Amadeus/Greek Technical Partners would help to douse youth restiveness in the Niger Delta region.

Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta - Minister
Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta – Minister

Agba described the project as consistent with the promise of President  Muhammadu Buhari of lifting  100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years, adding that the project would contribute to the growth and diversification of the Nigerian economy,especially in the area of boosting the country’s self-sufficiency in fish production.

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The Minister, who  spoke when a delegation led the Group Chairman of the Concept Amadeus/Greek Technical Partners, Prince Alabo Wokoma, visited him in Abuja on Tuesday said that government was pleased with the development and would give always give  the project the necessary upport to support it deserves.

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“I am particularly impressed by this initiative which shows that a lot can happen when there is a partnership between the Government and the Private Sector.

Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta - Minister
Industrial Fishing Projects will curb youth restiveness in the Niger Delta – Minister

“The Concept Amadeus/ Greek Partnership was one of the good things that came out of the EGRP Focus Labs which was organized by the Federal Government from January to May 2018.”

“The ERGP focus labs were one of the targeted initiatives of the Muhammadu Buhari Administration to drive the three pillars of its medium-term plan, namely: restoring growth, building a globally-competitive economy and investing in our people.  It was also aimed at driving new investments that will create jobs for the people across the 36 states of the Federation and the FCT,” he said.


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