ICODE in collaboration with the MP office organized the Takoradi Youth Job Fair, which was themed as: Creating Sustain Employment for the Youth.
The fair had numerous sponsors such as the World Bank, Ministry of Communication, Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, International Organization for Migration, National Youth Authorities, Master Card, SNV, Ghana Techlab, Nation Builders Corps(NABCO) and, National Board for Small Scale Industries, the fair was honored by the Western Regional Minister and member of parliament for Takoradi, Hon. DR. Okyere Darko Mensah.
Presentation by the Western Regional Minister
He talked about entrepreneurship and innovation. He promised to be of help to any youth who wants to start up or wants to be an entrepreneur, also went ahead saying that there are so many projects that as a regional minister and an MP will soon start and this projects are going to create jobs for the youth. Lastly, he ask the youth to prepare themselves by knowing how to write CV’s and cover letter as well.
Presentation by a rep from Agriculture Growth
Ellison Ernest Fordjour a rep from Agriculture Growth talked about opportunities the youth have if they should get involved in agriculture, and also talked about an agriculture school which provides practical training the youth to be well-equipped in agriculture and can start up some agriculture business. He also encouraged the youth to enroll in the school which have a moderate fee paying.
Presentation by Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Alice Ama Darko a rep from Ghana National Chamber of Commerce, started by giving in-depth on what the Ghana national chamber of commerce and industry is about, further on she gave a very good opportunity to youth who will like to the work as intern at her firm.