Banda says the fund is meant to benefit only youths with viable projects.
By Francis Maingaila
Lusaka (26-05-2020 The Authentic Advocate forJustice and Democracy extol president Egdar Lungu for directing his government to approve the K30 million towards the youth empowerment.
Organization spokesperson Samuel Banda told journalists in a statement on Friday afternoon that the approved fund does not belong to any political grouping.
Banda said this money is meant to benefit all the young people who have viable projects.
He said the government decided to come up with an empowerment fund in an effort to empower youths with finance youths so that that they contribute to national development.
He said the government deserve commendation from all well-meaning Zambian becsuse the act will help to address the problem of youths unemployment challenges.
As Authentic Advocate forJustice and Democracy we welcome and commend His Excellency the Republican President Dr. Edgar Changwa Lungu for the 30 Million Kwacha Youth Empowerment scheme, which he has approved.:
He encouraged the youths regardless of status, political affiliation and location to take advantage of the package.”
He said youths must take keen interest and to cease this opportunities available to benefit from the fund.
He said the youths that government has facilitated into business programs which will create sustainable investment to contribute to national economic and social development in terms of creating employment opportunities to other fellow youths and contribute to tax revenues should work hard.