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FG Initiates Leather Works Training Programme to Tackle Youth Unemployment

… Abiola Arogundade, SSA to the President, leads efforts in vocational training and education in Lagos

The Federal Government’s concerted efforts to combat youth unemployment and equip unskilled Nigerians is gaining momentum as the Leather Works training programme kicked off on Tuesday in Lagos.

This initiative, aimed at empowering the nation’s youth, is set to benefit at least 100 residents of Lagos through a month-long free training collaboration with YINKODEEN, a company based in the Isolo-Ejigbo area of the state.

At the commencement of the training programme, Ms Abiola Arogundade, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Technical, Vocational, and Entrepreneurship Education, highlighted the President’s mandate to empower a substantial number of unemployed Nigerians.

Stressing that the initiative transcends party politics, Arogundade emphasized the program’s goal of unlocking the latent potentials of participants, paving the way for unexpected opportunities.

Arogundade urged the trainees to give their best, fostering a positive relationship with their facilitators. She underscored that this initiative is part of the federal government’s commitment, led by President Tinubu, to bridge the alarming levels of unemployment and poverty in the country.

The Senior Special Assistant assured that the top 50 participants would be offered employment at the end of the training, while others would receive financial support as startup capital.

In a collaborative effort, the Chief Executive Officer of Yikodeen, Tunde Samsideen Olayinka, expressed his readiness for further collaborations aimed at empowering young Nigerians with vocational skills.

Olayinka emphasized that this initiative is a form of giving back to society, acknowledging the shared responsibility in uplifting the community and fostering economic growth.

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