Lagos West 2022: Senator Adeola Yayi to train thousands in entrepreneurship development and job skills

Posted on September 4, 2022

The legislator representing the Lagos West Senate District and Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee,

Senator Solomon Adeola has facilitated another acquisition of entrepreneurial and vocational skills for thousands of young people and women in his constituency under the 2022 Entrepreneurship/Vocational Training Program.

The program, which began with the collection of application forms from three centers in Ikeja, Amuwo-Odofin and Badagry by eligible applicants to determine eligibility, placement and equity, began on Friday with collection closing. application forms tomorrow Monday in all centres.

In 2021, over 3,500 voters were trained, provided with materials and start-up grants to practice their newly acquired skills in entrepreneurial development and gain job skills in hairdressing, makeup and gel, telephone repair, soap/insecticide manufacturing, paint manufacturing, agriculture. Value chain, interior decoration, leather goods and satchel, barbering, fashion design, confectionery and fish farming.

Explaining the rationale for collecting forms for the scheme, Senator Adeola said it was to make it open to all on a “first come, first served” basis without any discrimination as well as placement of young people and women for entrepreneurial and professional skills of choice. preferences, adding that selection will be made on the basis of interest, aptitude and qualifications indicated, as applicable.

“As usual, I want to encourage all interested voters to take advantage of these opportunities that fall under my commitment to ‘teach a man to fish’ in these job skills programs as well as others like training and certification in an internationally recognized ICT program.I argue that those who have benefited from last year’s program should allow others to benefit by not applying, as such an application may be disqualified when detected,” he said.

The program is expected to start in about two weeks in batches for the various vocational skills programs at different centers in Nigeria’s largest senatorial district, Lagos West.

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