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Published On: Fri, Apr 1st, 2016

DESOPADEC Managing Director, Makinde Tours Training Facilities for Youths Engagement

Makinde (Secod from right) and his team arriving at one of  the centre

Makinde (Secod from right) and his team arriving at one of the centre

LAGOS APRIL 1ST (URHOBOTODAY)-In line with Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa ‘s S.M.A.R.T .Agenda on job creation and human capital development , DESOPADEC top management team led by the Managing Director , Olorogun Williams Makinde recently embarked on the inspection of facilities for youths engagement in the mandate areas of the commission.
Among the places inspected were the Buffalo Ranch ,and the CAFAD farm all at Aviara in Isoko south local government Area of Delta Stae.
The managing Director who was taken round by the current President of Isoko Development Union, High Chief Iduh Amadhe , expressed delight at the great expanse of land available for use.
He said the inspection was informed by the need to know which facilities were on ground that would need to be revived so as to engage the youths as well as send experts to carry out soil test on the Midwestern Farm.
It is pertinent to state here that the Buffalo Ranch covering many acres of land,was converted to a rice farm by the state government some years ago before it was finally left fallow.The name was then changed to mid western farm.
The CAFAD farm on the other hand,which is now under the management of the Ibru organisation,used to be known as Tiffany fish farms,owned by the state government before its acquisition by the Ibru Organisation .It was one of the earliest fish farms in the country before the proliterstion of fish farms.There are equipments on ground already to aid the youths that would be sent there for training.
Makinde was accompanied by the Executive Director of Projects,Pastor Philip Gbasin, Executive Director Social Services, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor,, Executive Director , Finance and Administration , Bashorun.Hon Askia Ogieh and the Head of Department of Community Development and Social Services, Hon.Flora Ubeku.

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