Uzoma Nwagba, the founder of Nwagba Foundation, also the Chief Operating Officer of “The Growth Platform”, an initiative of the office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday charged Abia youths on active self realization for development, economically and politically to effect change in the society.
In an interview with newsmen at Aba, Nwagba revealed that the Foundation currently has 7,000 beneficiaries from it’s trainings, and other packages.
Nwagba hinted that he is entrusted will the responsibility of mobilizing youths to self consciousness economically and politically so as to contribute their quota to the society, which he is achieving with the help of his clients who trust him with their resources to give the needy a facelift through the Nwagba Foundation.
In his words; “I have been able to train these people to be competitive when they apply and they have benefited as well. In doing that, I mobilize resources from those that believes in me and with that we have been able to deploy the funds here to help our people.
“We are using this platform to tell people that things can work with young people and also to put pressure on those responsible to make it work on a large scale.”
He also added that the Nwagba Foundation is focusing on youths, traders, artisans, entrepreneurs and people who are into productive activities.
The role of Nwagba Foundation was said to train and bring out the best skills of all who register’ with the foundation.
“If you come in here, we will grow your skill, set and put you out in the market. We will teach you digital marketing, entrepreneurship, we will put your information and skills online, we will give you access to job and market outside Abia State.
“We also train young people to be more politically aware and active but we are not a political organization”. Nwagba said.
While responding to newsmen about the impact of “The Growth Platform” of the federal government to Nigerians, Nwagba said “The Growth Platform” offers, Market money, Trader Money, Farmer Money, Survival Fund for businesses that were affected by COVID-19 and others packages from World Bank’.
Nwagba also added that “The Growth Platform” is an initiative to build an infrastructure in the country that allows the government, private sector and non-governmental agencies to provide capitals to businesses around the country ranging from petty traders, micro and medium enterprises to manufacturing plant.
“The Growth Platform” have been used to execute number of projects in Nigeria”. Nwagba added.
As an expert in digital capturing management, Nwagba has the task of figuring out an operation that allows capturing credibly and transparently the information of millions of businesses in Nigeria, profile and give them credit or grant.