ISOPADEC to empower Imo indigenes on agricultural skills
Deputy Governor of Imo State, Engr. Gerald Irona said the state is set to introduce a local content policy, aimed at ensuring the citizens of the state are not marginalized on employment and other benefits from organizations operating in the state.
The Deputy Governor gave the hint while addressing stakeholders at a Town Hall meeting on Cassava-Buy-Out Pilot Scheme and General Training Programme Sensitization and Awareness, organized by the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission-ISOPADEC at Oguta local government.
Also speaking, the managing director of ISOPADEC, Engr. Anthony Okwuosha expressed the readiness of the Commission to make life more meaningful for the people, promising not to disappoint people of the area.
The wife of Deputy Governor, Ogbuefi Vivian Irona, former Inspector General of Police and Chairman, Police Service Commission, Sir Mike Okiro, Chairman, Board of ISOPADEC, Magnus Obido, Special Adviser to the Governor on Inter-Party Affairs, Jeff Ojinika, former Chief Executive Officer of ISOPADEC, Ifeanyi Nwobi, Chairman, Interim Management Committee, Oguta Local Government among several others were in attendance at the meeting.
Unanimously they identified Agriculture, Education, Human Capital Development and general infrastructure as critical areas the Commission will concentrate on.