Investing in leisure will curb youth restiveness, says ex-legislator

A former member of the Home of Representatives, Mr Patrick Obahiagbon, on Sunday night time urged elevated funding within the leisure trade as a technique to deal with youth restiveness.

Obahiagbon, the All Progressives Congress Candidate for Edo South Senatorial District for the 2019 elections, made the decision in Benin on the Annual Edo Leisure Recognition Award.

He mentioned that though the trade had recorded great progress over time, its potentiality had, nonetheless, but to be totally explored.

Past the journey to Maiduguri

Obahiagbon, one of many award recipients, mentioned that extra funding within the trade would take off joblessness from 1000’s of youths by creation job alternatives.

He mentioned that governments ought to assist the trade extra and encourage personal funding.

“We have now a giant trade that’s but to be totally tapped into; our governments should start to have renewed pursuits within the sector by investing in it.

“With the appropriate funding, the trade is just not solely able to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs, it’s going to even be an avenue for producing extra revenues for governments.

“It might additionally curiosity us to know that the sector can enhance the tourism. It’s a enormous trade, and we should start to see it from that perspective,” he mentioned.

In accordance with the organiser of the occasion, Mr Daniel Eromosele, an aide to former Gov. Adams Oshiomhole, the award was to recognise people and company organisations who had contributed to the expansion of the trade in Edo. (NAN)

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