The Anambra Government said it would reverse the growing unemployment among the teeming youth through the revival of culture and tourism.
The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr JoeMartins Uzodike, disclosed the plan in Awka on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen.
Uzodike said that the state was endowed with lots of natural falls and sites that had remained untapped and would be fully utilised now to create job opportunities for the youth.
According to him, his ministry has keyed in to using such natural gifts in solving unemployment problem in the state by turning such sites around for job creation.
Uzodike explained that the water falls in Owerre-Ezukala, Igbo- Ukwu cultural elements, Ogbunka falls, and Ogbunike cave would be upgraded to international standards, where skilled youths would be engaged to man them.
He further said that the ministry had planned to utilise culture and tourism in curbing the employment problem in the state and that efforts would be directed to needed areas for the goal to be achieved.
The commissioner announced that statistics of all the hotels in the state would be taken and fixed in the Anambra Website for all to access wherever they were as well get some revenue for the state
``I came in and reactivated the state Website a month ago and already it’s yielding revenue, while hoteliers will be oriented on hospitality as that will create goodwill for our state,” Uzodike said. (NAN)