In appreciation of the roles of the youth in national development, the Bayelsa Government has promised to employ thousands of youths in 2017.
Mr Felix Ayah, Special Adviser to the Gov. Seriake Dickson on Oil and Gas, gave the assurance on Friday in an interview with journalists in his office in Yenagoa.
He said that the government would also empower some youths to be self-reliant.
The adviser said that the government placed high premium on the youth and would do its possible best to ensure their wellbeing.
On job applications submitted to his office, Ayah said that invitation for further screening would be sent to shortlisted applicants in due course.