Commissioner for the international donor corporations, Hon. Francis Ettah has disclosed that Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade has giving a greenlight to the full implementation and release of funds for the organization of the
Youth Empowerment and Social Support Operation (Yesso) programme.
The initiative which will basically help to empower some Youths in the state in areas of job creation, is also expected to be key into by the Governor of Cross River State.
Ettah stated that despite the financial challenges facing them, the YESSO programme has received total support from Gov. Ayade, who has approved the funding of the programme.
“Well, directly under my ministry, which is the ministry of Youths and Sports, we have over 7,000 key people that will be mandated to shoulder the responsibilities.
“Clearly, we have had obvious challenges trying to implement the programmes thus far. There are issues of funding owing to the limited resources of the State.
“We also understand that there is clear committment from the part of the Cross River State Government to key into Yesso programme that we have already done.
“The Excellency have giving an approval for the payment and funding of the full implementation of the programmes in Cross Rivers State.
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