In continuation of its commitment to empowering the youths in Ibusa and Anioma Nation in general, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi recently laid the Foundation stone for Phase 1 of its ICT and business skills training in Isikisi,
Umuekea, Ibusa, having successfully empowered over 2,624 youths in Ibusa recently in various skill acquisition training programme.
The Ground-breaking Foundation Laying Ceremony was performed by Chief Dr Austin N. Izagbo (Ide of Ibusa).
PG ICDU Worldwide, who led other notable dignitaries in the persons of Uwolo of Igbuzo High Chief Amaechi Nwanie; Ngboko Isiga Chief Daddy Ifeanyi Okeleke; Prof. Chris Nwaokobia (Convener of #CountryFirst Movement); Chief Kizito Ijeh (Community Leader).
Hon. Rtn. Peter Okocha (ONLG PDP Youth Leader); Dr Ben Iwezu (Ex-Commissioner, Delta State); Representatives of various Ogbe Youths and a host of Others at the unique ceremony.
Chief Izagbo commended Senator Peter Nwaoboshi for this groundbreaking project in Ibusa, which he said, came at a very auspicious moment when Ibusa was planning to roll out an incubation park to drive the town’s entrepreneurship
Chief Izagbo who described Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as a true son of Ibusa “a genuine partner in progress”, said the Centre was the first of its kind in Delta North adding that it would impact the Ibusa community positively, especially in
the areas of learning and research. Ide of Ibusa described the building of ICT Centre to the community by Senator Peter Nwaoboshi as “special and one of the best things to happen to the youths of Ibusa”.
Even as he urged the entire youths to grab the golden opportunity and make a mark not only in Ibusa but the world at large. Ide said that Information and Communications Technology was the critical driver of the knowledge-based economy of our time.
Chief Dr Austin N. Izagbo, commended Senator Peter Nwaoboshi for having the technical know-how and financial capital to execute the project. In his words: “I am happy that today is happening. I return all glory to God that this foundation
laying ceremony finally came to pass. By the grace of God, none of us will die, and we shall be alive to witness the ground opening ceremony of this building this year. He called on other Ibusa sons and daughters to emulate Senator Nwaoboshi’s gesture by exploring other areas of partnership with the town.
Speaking earlier, the representative and Director General of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi’s Empowerment Scheme, Chief Elofu Dike; said that with the reality of global relevance now impacting unavoidably on our collective national psyche as the situation of the ever-dwindling oil price, and by extension, dwindling national revenue generation persists, ICT Will Drive Knowledge-Based in our community.
He said the centre was part of Senator Nwaoboshi’s community Responsibility, aimed at boosting e-learning and impacting quality research by the Ibusa Youths that would, in turn, positively impact the rest of society and humanity
According to Chief Dike, the centre will be provided with a complete ICT Gallery to complement the Centre and will be a one-stop-shop where banking services and other online services can easily and conveniently be accessed by the users of
the facility; even as he expressed optimism that the facility will also serve as a training centre for the students on information technology as well as employment generation.
The ICT centre will parades, among other state-of-the-art facilities, two e-learning training halls equipped with over
200 computer sets and training facilities, exhibition and training halls, conference hall, server/online facilities,
Wi-Fi facility, Executive Offices for the Centre’s Director and other officials.
Other facilities at the Centre include; solar panels, two 100KVA generators and a 100KVA transformer to guaranty power
24/7; borehole facility and water treatment plants, among others.