Senator Adeola: I’ve facilitated vocational training, skills acquisition for 9,000 women, youth, others in two weeks

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From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta

Senator representing Ogun West at the National Assembly and Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriations, Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, at the weekend, disclosed that no fewer than 9,000 women, youth and other interested constituents have undergone vocational and empowerment training facilitated by him.

The senator noted that the trainings including skills acquisition organized in two phases were part of implementation of projects facilitated into the 2022/2023 budget across all the five local government areas of Ogun West.

Adeola, who stated this in a statement issued by his media office and signed by his Media Adviser, Kayode Odunaro, said that all the trainees were trained from a pool of selected constituents in fashion designing; phone repairing; confectionary; event planning; block interlocking/POP fabrication; paint making; barbing; cassava/plantain value chain; honey bee value chain; hairdressing and agric value chain.

He added that the training took place at various centers in the 5 LGAs of Ogun West over a period of two weeks.

Adeola, in the statement, further pointed out that programme in skills acquisition and vocational training for women and youth was in line with his representative agenda which is encapsulated in his philosophy of ‘teaching constituents how to fish instead of just giving them fish endlessly’, in addition to other representative programmes to bring development to the senatorial district.

According to the senator, the beneficiaries apart from being certificated, some of them will be empowered with seed funds of various…

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