Over 500 Graduates To Be Employed


By Aruna Rashed Toma Bangura

The Deputy Minister of Youth Affairs, Lusene Kallon has said that government through the Ministry of Youth Affairs will be creating employment opportunities for over 500 youths.

Addressing twelve graduates from across the country, during the Youth Care Initiative Graduation held at the Radisson Blu, Mammy Yoko Hotel in Aberdeen, West of Freetown, the Deputy Minister assured them that his ministry is set to empower youths which, he said, was part of President Bio’s campaign promises to intensify human capital investment.

He said despite the social and economic challenges faced for a short while, there are still lots of actions and positive development undertaken by the ‘New Direction’ government.

The Minister called on all other private business ventures to follow the footstep of Radisson Blu Hotel as, according to him, “the government cannot do it alone.”

He commended the effort of Radisson Blu Hotel, Lifeline Nehemiah Project and Save Our Soul (SOS) children’s villages for empowering the graduates in various skills.