Dickson congratulates Azaiki on his commitment to human capital development | The Guardian Nigeria News

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Former Bayelsa State Governor Senator Henry Seriake Dickson congratulated Professor Steve Azaiki, member representing the Federal Constituency of Yenagoa-Kolokuma / Opokuma, for his efforts in support of human capacity development in the State and beyond.

Dickson, while declaring open a two-day leadership and business training program organized by Azaiki, in collaboration with GOTNI Leadership Institute (Center), in Jabi, Abuja, said empowering young people to ‘being future leaders, a challenge that Azaiki is passionate about, would be of immense benefit to the individual, the state and society as a whole.

Dickson, who represents Bayelsa West in the Senate, called on other individuals and organizations to contribute their quota to workforce development and entrepreneurship. The training, which brought together participants from the Federal Constituency of Yenagoa / Kolokuma / Opokuma, as well as other Bayelsans from different backgrounds, aimed to equip participants with knowledge and skills vital for effective leadership in their various personal endeavors, organizational frameworks and for the good of society.

The program’s sponsor, Azaiki, revealed that he is part of contributing to society, as he has done inside and outside of Bayelsa State over the years, adding that the Human capacity building at his own expense was one of the promises he made to his constituents, ensuring that more of these programs would be carried out in the future, locally and abroad.

He recognized that young people in his constituency and state had the potential to aspire to any height in life through hard work and if they received the necessary support from leaders.

The former secretary of the Bayelsa state government warned young people against preferring momentary cash distributions from leaders, urging them instead to seek support for their personal development in order to be self-reliant.

Speaking on “The Leadership Challenge in Nigeria,” said: “I have always considered it necessary to contribute to knowledge and human development, as evidenced by many of my publications, the establishment of the library public service, sponsorship of conferences, awarding of scholarships to deserving individuals and active involvement in state and national service.

“This is especially since education, knowledge and experience are useful for effective leadership in Nigeria and Africa.” He lamented that the plethora of problems Nigeria faces seemed insurmountable despite the egg heads that abound, as there were strong academics and technocrats who could be of help, but the system of leadership and governance had emasculated them. .


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