Sunday, April 14, 2024

Palliatives not solution to current hardship – Gov Diri


Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Sunday mentioned providing palliatives was not an enduring answer to the financial hardship within the nation.

Diri made the comment when he spoke in the course of the Easter Sunday service at St. Peter’s Anglican Church in his group, Sampou, Kolokuma/Opokuma Native Authorities Space of the state.

The governor mentioned despite the fact that he was not in opposition to palliatives, he was extra involved with putting in the precise buildings and methods to deal with the financial challenges.

He mentioned his administration was initiating insurance policies and programmes that might result in long-term empowerment to individuals of the state fairly than short-term palliatives.

In line with him, the federal government was tackling manpower scarcity and the abilities problem by establishing technical faculties within the eight LGAs, embarking on expertise acquisition programmes, constructing roads to attach the hinterlands in addition to different infrastructure that might convey socio-economic empowerment to the individuals.

The governor additionally defined that the federal government alone can’t present for everybody and referred to as on the individuals to become involved in companies and different significant ventures towards including worth to their lives and the state.

He mentioned: “There’s nowhere on the earth that the federal government does every thing for you. Allow us to become involved in companies.

“Reap the benefits of our expertise acquisition programmes and that method you’ll add worth to yourselves and Bayelsa State.

“That method youths will grow to be productive.”

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