Youth empowerment: NAF flags off planting season for agriculture programme in Port Harcourt




 The Nigerian Air Force has ventured into agriculture for the sake of empowering youths


The Force flagged off the planting season for the Port Harcourt chapter of the Base Youths Empowerment Through Agriculture programme.


All youths above 18 years residing in the base have been encouraged to take advantage and fully participate in the scheme


The planting season for the Port Harcourt Chapter of the Base Youths Empowerment Through Agriculture (BYETA) programme was flagged off by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday, April 12.


The BYETA programme, an initiative of the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abuabkar, is aimed at empowering youths economically in order to curb social vices and crime among youths residing on NAF bases.


The programme is also aimed at promoting agriculture and self-sufficiency among the youths.


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