Abubakari Ibrahim Wangara, GNA
Wa (U/W), July 31, GNA – Mr Amidu Issahaku Chinnia, the Deputy Upper West Regional Minister, has launched the 35th annual National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) week celebration in the Upper West Regional capital.
Addressing the 2017/2018 service year group in Wa, he urged the service persons to take advantage of state policy interventions in order of help develop their leadership skills and shape their future.
The youth were also told to explore new technologies in the world of work as they exit the country’s mandatory national service.
Mr Chinnia named the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) and the National Youth Policy as some of the programmes that create several opportunities and could inspire the youth to develop their creativity and help reduce the country’s chronic unemployment situation.
He was grateful to the personnel particularly those who worked in the Upper West Region for contributing their quota to the development of Ghana.
“I wish to thank all service personnel who worked in various fields in the region during this ended service period,” he said.
The celebration was on the theme: “Developing the possibilities”. Participants took to float through Wa Township.
The Upper West Regional Director of the National Youth Authority, Mr Mumuni Sulemana, charged them to develop their capabilities around areas of their passion, saying, “You would be game changers by not relying on government for work and rather become entrepreneurs.”
“It is not all about getting the white man colure job, but about you being your own boss,” he added.