Hon Lilian Onyewuchi the CEO of Catch them young the girl child and the member of 3rd section of youth palliament in Owerri zone concluded her one week skill acquisition of 43 SS3 students from the 3 zones in Imo State Owerri zone, Okigwe zone, Orlu zone.
The event which took place at ICAPs ministry of Science and Technology, those who honoured the occasion are Her Excellency Mrs Chioma Uzodinma ably represented by Hon Mrs Nkechi Ugwu Hon Commissioner for gender and vulnerable, Hon Sunday Ikechukwu Umah commissioner for science and technology. The skill acquisition which she tagged catch them young the girl child a free of charge Aquisition.
In her speech to newsmen she said her passion is for these young girls who don’t have any means of survivor after graduating from secondary who will be indulged in inmoral things due to lack of jobs and skills, and infidelity begins when a woman has nothing doing, that is what prompted her to teach this SS3 students skills so that when they come out, they will see something doing before entering into university and other things because they said an idle man is a devil’s workshop.
She Also said if Government will come in and help her make these girls empowered with the skills they have gotten the Imo State will change, and Nigeria at lager because they said train a girl, you train a nation, she also pray and wish for the rich men to come in, the Government to come in for us to rewrite the wrong about girls and stop rape also. She also pray for her Excellency Barr. Mrs Chioma Uzodinma to support this girls who has went through this skills for them start what they have been taught, she also plead all the honourable members to help for our girls to be equipped for the betterment of our girls. Let the Government come in and help because the task is too much for her, let Government come and help her out and if that is done, she will tour all the 27lga’s, she will go to the grassroots because she believes in the 3 essential things which are food, clothing, and shelter, to teach those in rural areas on the skills on Cosmetology, food processing, catering, crafts making, etc which was taught to the 43 girls of the 3 zones.
One of the student Onyinyechi who graduated from cosmetology said she feels very happy to be part of this program because she knows how much she would spend if going to learn it but here she is learning it free, and graduated with a certificate, that once she sees money she will start the business, she thanked Hon Lilian for remembering the girls in Imo State for this wonderful opportunity.