Over 500 Unemployed Youths and Adults in the State of Osun are currently undergoing skill acquisition training in different locations across the state.
The skill acquisition handled by different facilitators is coordinated by the Office of Wealth Creation and Enterprise as well as the MSME unit of the Office of the Governor.
The 5-day training which began on Monday August 6 has vocations like Tailoring at the Lake Side Resort in Abeere, Red Brick Production in Ofatedo, Fish Farming at Agric Mattaz, Ceramics at Atamara while those learning production of Locust Beans (Iru), Snail Rearing, Black Soap and Animal Feed are based in Ibokun.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Wealth Creation and Enterprise, Mr Ademola Akintoyese said the programme is part of the laudable ideas of the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola administration to bridge the unemployment gap in the state.
He said after the training, participants in the skill acquisition programme will be proud owners of Small Medium Scale Enterprises SME’s.
Akintoyese however commended the vision of the Governor in building of the legacies of laudable programmes dedicated to poverty eradication in the State of Osun.
The trainees will be presented with certificates on Friday August 10.
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