Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah has begun a project dubbed the "JOB Summit" aimed at sensitizing the youth in the nation about the government's vision for the youth.
The event targets the youth and is to expose them to opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills.
It is also to acquaint the youth with the 2016 Manifesto of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC).
It involves direct engagements with students in Tertiary and Senior High Schools as well as youth groups.
The maiden event which climaxed the Chief of Staff's six-day campaign tour of the Brong Ahafo region took place at the Eusbert Hotel at Sunyani on Friday.
Key speakers included Deputy Communications Minister, Ato Sarpong, Emelia Arthur, a Presidential Staffer as they took turns to explain the good works of President John Dramani Mahama to the youth.
Madam Emelia Arthur noted that the President has committed himself to infrastructure expansion and development, adding that "there is evidence across all sectors of the economy where expanded infrastructure has created thousands of jobs through the construction stage to those formally employed after the completion of the projects."
She also made reference to several social intervention programmes like the YEA, YES, MASLOC, Vocational Skills training in institutions and other forms of financial support to small and medium-scale businesses.
The NDC Deputy Communications Minister, Ato Sarpong also explained to the youth that "President Mahama's resolve to expand infrastructure was a priority which is creating the enabling environment to attract not only investors but to create a conducive environment for all who want to start their own business."
He alluded to some industries including the Komenda Sugar Factory which has employed about 7000 people, the Kumasi Shoe Factory, the Shea Nut Factory at Buipe, the yet to be commissioned Ceramic Factory in the Free Zones Enclave in Sekondi among others; all supported by the Mahama administration to create jobs for the youth.
He further spoke extensively about the Green Revolution which is expected to make farming affordable and attractive, the Teacher First Policy and other key initiatives promised by the NDC.
Mr. Sarpong challenged the youth to take advantage of the opportunities.
The Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah, who was the main speaker led the participants through how to explore entrepreneurial skills.
The students, on their part, commended the Chief of Staff and the President for their vision for the country.
Present at the event were also members of the academia, entrepreneurs and party activists.
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