By David Nsa
An Enterprise Development Consultant, Mr. Great Ogban has cautioned the government not to pay more attention to political ambitions than creating safe spaces for youths.
He made his position known on air when hosted on “The Dialogue With Agba Jalingo” on Hit 95.9fm Calabar.
According to him, “Having over 4, 000 appointees for me that is like an indomie approach in terms of solution driving the economy. There are different spaces that the Government of the day is supposed to create in order to build infrastructure that will make the youths thrive, that will make youths to be creative, that will make youths to be productive, that’s what it means to create spaces for youths.”
He noted that “The space that is thriving is political space, entrepreneurs are crying, the environment is not enabling, there are different spaces that have been ignored. I guess the people enjoying the appointments are smiling of course.
“We have a salary paying master but for the SMEs they are crying about lack of infrastructure, they are crying about no technology to enhance what they are doing, so they are a lot of things lacking in different spaces and of course when the society is not empowered the purchasing power is low, the environment will not be enabling”. He said.
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