Delta State President of Private Sector Participants (PSP) in Waste Management, Comrade Lucky Adjekuko has told the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa that members of the PSP in the state are capable of getting over 5,000 youths out of the labour market with an appeal to the Governor to grant loan to their members for the purchase of equipment for effective waste disposal and jobs creation.
In an interview in Asaba on Monday, the PSP boss implored the Governor to come to the aid of his members by granting members of PSP in the State loan to meet up with the demands of the time.
He said that; “Am appealing to our dynamic Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on behalf of PSP members in the state to assist us with loan so that we can generate more job opportunities for our restive youths.
“We have been in this waste business job for over fifteen years and we need loan from the state government to acquire trucks and other equipment.
“I want to tell our Governor that we are capable of generating over 5,000 jobs for our youths. We have passion for the job because it is more or less an essential job to the state generally and that is why we are calling on the state government to assist us with loan to boost refuse collection and disposal in the state”, he said.
According to the Adjekuko; “I want to use this opportunity to commend the State Governor, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Okowa and the Chairman of the State Waste Management Board, Hon Emmanuel Bazim Chinye for the ongoing work on the road leading to the dump site at Agbarho, Ughelli North Local Government Area of the state. We are really impressed with the level of work done so far on the road”.
He equally said that; “All members of PSP in the State are satisfied with what the state government did at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to applaud the Chairman of the state Waste Management Board, Hon Emmanuel Bazim Chinye for making us work effectively during the period of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are very determined to clean up all the major cities in the state during and after the Christmas celebration and this is why we are imploring the State Government to give us the needed assistance to enable us work effectively to clean up our cities and create job opportunities for our restive youths,” Comrade Adjekuko, himself the Chairman of the Uvwie Chapter of PSP said.