*To strengthen bilateral ties between countries, secures exchange opportunities between young Deltans and Morocco I.T programmes.

The Special Assistant to the Delta State Governor on Youth Development Mr Elvis Akpobi was among other delegates from the Young Nigerian Professional Forum who joined their Moroccan Counterparts in Casablanca to attend a conference titled; Morocco and Nigeria: Opportunities for Economic and Scientific Collaboration.

The conference which was organized by the University Hassan II of Casablanca (UH2C), Pole Insertion and Entrepreneuriat, ORDIPU, LASTIE, MFAA and the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) discussed extensively and thoroughly on collaborations and resultant business opportunities within the two countries especially within the Entrepreneurial, Sustainable Developmental Goals, ICT, Innovation, Science etc.

Mr Elvis Akpobi who doubles as the Executive Director of the Not-Too-Young-To-Lead-Initiative, used the opportunity to inform the international delegation on the giant strides achieved by the HE Gov Ifeanyi Okowa led Delta state Government especially in Infrastructure, Human Capital Development, Talent Development Schemes and many others.

Mr Akpobi furthered briefed them on business as well as investment opportunities readily available in Delta State; intimating them of the peace and security that the state boasts of under the Okowa led administration. Through his bargaining prowess, he secured the first exchange program for young Information Technologists in the state with Morocco.

The Nigerian Delegation which was led by Mr Moses Siloko Siasia, the Chairman of the Young Nigerian Professionals Forum had SDG International Award Winner And CEO of Connected Development Hamzat Lawal and the Executive Secretary of the Enugu State Scholarship Board, Barr Lewis Oyonbi among others.


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