The acting Hungary Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Gabor Krauss has pledged to partner with the Ugwumba Leadership Center for Africa to empower the unemployed youths in the country.
The Hungarian envoy speaking when he received the President of Ugwumba Leadership Center for Africa, Uche Nwosu in Abuja promised to offer entrepreneurship financing programmes designed to assist youth in Nigeria.
The envoy emphasized that the partnership will provide employment opportunities for both the youths and women in the country .
Nwosu commended the envoy noting that the initiative would provide a flexible platform for youths and women to access business financing for their entrepreneurial ventures, especially those who have business interest in the sectors of agriculture, technology and entertainment.
He stressed that the appreciation aim was prompted out of the existing urgency to address the worrisome factors of high youth unemployment and extreme household economic poverty in Nigeria, as well as the social and economic security threats that associate with these factors.
“With extreme poverty deepening on a daily basis and the gap of youth unemployment widening on a daily basis, Nigeria is fast drifting towards political collapse, if these factors are not addressed, as a matter of critical social and economic emergency” Nwosu emphasizes.
“This morning in Abuja, I paid a courtesy call on Dr. Gabor Krauss, the Acting Ambassador, Embassy of Hungary in Nigeria in the company of my Director General, Remy Chukwunyere, our Advisor, Victoria Odimba and my personal Assistant, Josephat Okafor, One of the main agenda of the meeting was to seek collaboration with the Embassy in order to increase the scope of our job creation programs for youths and women in Nigeria” he stressed.
“The embassy officials: Dr. Gabor Krauss, Judit Beres and Chris Eruba were excited about the impacts we are making and promised to partner with us in creating more opportunities for our youths” the President of Ugwumba Leadership center for Africa stresses.
“The meeting was very successful and we look forward to a fruitful relationship with the embassy in the future,” he asserted.