BY CHIBUEZE CHUKWUMA, Owerri
A business tycoon and philanthropist, Chizitere Ahubelem has called on the federal government to adopt holistic and pragmatic approach to end the spate of youth Unemployment ravaging the country.
This is even as he charged the government to actualize this dream through massive industrial revolution and job creation.
Ahubelem charged wealthy Nigerians to empower the jobless youths through skills acquisition, creation of industries, thereby reducing the level of poverty in the country.
He described his philanthropic gestures as a service to humanity and a way to lift the burden from the youths and the country at large.
The business magnet made this known while addressing newsmen.
Ahubelem stressed that the level of poverty in the society is alarming and called on the federal government to create the enabling environment for industries to thrive and fulfill it’s promise to distribute pallatives to the citizenry.
According to him,”Youth empowerment is what I do to assist in creating a condusive and peaceful society. This is just what I call service to humanity. If everybody decides to help ten people from your area, you can imagine what society will look like. What I do when people come on my Facebook page to request one assistance or the other, is simply to lift off the burden of the neglected people in the society.”
He stressed that the items include, , “Donation of twenty seven sewing machines to Facebook followers, sponsoring of a football tournament in three geopolitical zones of Imo State with a cash price, four vehicles to his Facebook followers, Payment of tuition fees for several followers, and free medical outreach among others.
He highlighted that if the wealthy takes up responsibility, the world would be a better place for all .