Rotary Club's Skill Acquisition Programme Sets To Graduate 1,000 Youths - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, September 4, 2022

Rotary Club's Skill Acquisition Programme Sets To Graduate 1,000 Youths

Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun District 9110 is set to hold graduation ceremony this  Monday, 5th of September, 2022 for 1,000 trainees under its vocational skills acquisition programme at UNDP Centre, Oshodi - Isolo Local Govt Council,  Lagos State

President of the club, Rotarian Kudirat OlaOpoola who made this known in a statement to Edu-biznews over the weekend, explained that Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun  in partnership with Oshodi- Isolo Local Government led Chairman, Mr Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof and UNDP Skills Acquisition Centre conducted a five-week vocational skills training  for unemployed youths   

Participants were trained om make over, fashion and tailoring,  catering, event planning, venue decoration, tie and dye of batik and adire, gele tying, hat making, computer graphic designs and cake making. 

Kudirat Opoola added that " financial empowerment and handing over of  donated  equipments shall be conducted by the Rotary International District Governor, Omotunde Lawson and Mr  Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof, Chairman Oshodi - Isolo Local Government" 

Earlier during an inspection visit to the  training  at the UNDP Skills Acquisition Centre, the Local Govt Chairman, represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Leke Banjoko  enjoined the graduads to make better use of the skills to become notable  entrepreneurs so as to better the society. 

Rotary International District 9110 Governor, Omotunde Lawson during her inspection visit charged trainees to continue to advance their knowledge base  and practice as start ups and earn  decent living as entrepreneurs.

Graduands apart from receiving certificates are to be financially  empowered with various  tools of trade and equipments : hair dressing  machines for hair dressers, sewing machines for fashion designers, laptop for graphic designers, among others.

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