A group of young innovators has been discovered on the streets of Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State Capital.
They were spotted and taken to the foremost Ebonyi state Vocational College, Ochudo Centenary City, Abakaliki to enable them advance their skills.
The Special Assistant to the Governor on Vocational Education, Princess (Dr) Adaeze Nwaji Esquire made this known within the week in Abakaliki while interacting with Press men.
The Special Assistant noted that His Excellency, Chief Engr. David Umahi, the Governor expressed his pleasure with the ingenuity of the children and therefore commended the college highly. She added that they are called *Young Innovators of King David Scholars County* and they are receiving mentorship in the College, where innate talents are thoroughly harnessed.
She thereby described the Governor as a lover of raw talents and a talent excavator.
His Excellency the Governor is a visionary leader who not only established the Vocational College but provided needed facilities and manpower.
He has continued to match his words with actions especially with this latest street to skill mentorship programme which saw to the discovery of the budding talents in this young innovators.
Sequel to the discovery, he has continued to pay them monthly allowance”.
The Special Assistant thereby used the opportunity to call on other well to do individuals and organizations in the society to partner the State Government to aid young innovators programme of the College in order to enable them hone their skills.
The young innovators designed the latest model of Electric tricycle called “Dave hybrid”.
The latest design of the Electric tricycle has doors and powered by both solar and electric.
The Young Innovators are students of conventional secondary schools in Abakaliki but sequel to their discovery were taken to the Vocational College to enable them harness their skills for the betterment of selves and that of the society in the face of the technology driven world.