Saturday, August 1, 2020

Human Trafficking:FGN N75Bn NYIF Initiative Reduce The Ugly Trend-PHEW Foundation Boss

.....As PHEW Foundation International DG Advises Stakeholders On Creating Employment for Nigerian Youths.

By Victor Bieni

As Concerned Nigerians continue to greet with endless encomiums the recent Initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria has granted approval for the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to establish N75 Billion Nigerian Youths Investment Fund (NYIF) to boost Employment opportunities and entrepreneurship development for Nigerian Youths, The Director- General of PHEW Foundation International, Engr. Mrs Queen Uche Chigbo has said that the Initiative will no doubt, put to an end the menace of human trafficking in the country.

World Distinguished social worker, Engr. Mrs Chigbo dislosed this to our reporter in a Telephone conversation stated this while thanking God as her Organization, PHEW Foundation International today join Nigerians to Celebrate the International Day Against Human Trafficking.

PHEW Foundation DG lauded the Federal Government's approval of the establishment of the N75 billion Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) stated that the Initiative will no doubt, creates employment for the teeming youths, and as well reduce the menace of human trafficking in the country.

In her words: "When this programme finally kicks off, it will avail the youths the opportunity to be focused and not think of social vices like human trafficking, kidnapping, and so on."

"I' m excited. I advise the Youths to apply, and make judicious use of the funds. Nigerian Youths should not be tempted to go into human trafficking. I also commend the Federal Government on this feat and encourage the process to be transparent and qualified youths should be given the loan no matter the category of the youth".

"Also, I enjoined individuals and organisations to support the government by providing employment opportunities for youths in their area".

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