Lagos kicks Off Skills Acquisition Programme To Train Girls In Furniture Upholstery

The Lagos State Government on demonstrated its commitment to the empowerment of women and youths to become useful and responsible citizens on Thursday when it commenced a skill acquisition programme in furniture for women in the state.

Speaking at the commencement of the Girls’ Skill Up Program of Jaebee Furniture aimed at training 10,000 girls in furniture upholstery, the State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Cecilia Dada reiterated the Sanwo-Olu left administration’s resolve to creating wealth by equipping the citizenry.

She commended Jaebee Furniture for championing the unique, girl-focused initiative designed to build up and empower young ladies in the upholstery business, hitherto regarded as the exclusive preserve of men.

The Commissioner urged beneficiaries to make good use of the golden opportunity to start up their business and equally impart the knowledge gained to others.



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