Lagos trains over 2,200 youths for employment

Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, has declared that it has trained over 2,200 unemployed youths through its mindset reorientation virtual workshop since COVID-19.

According to the ministry, participants have better chances of securing lucrative jobs after the workshop.

Speaking on the reason behind the training, Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, who spoke after the second edition, said the ministry intends to reduce unemployment.

Although it was targeted at unemployed youths, those engaged could also benefit from it, she added.
“Part of the strategies we have designed are employability, entrepreneurial development, partnership for support and working with the Lagos Employment Trust Fund to secure start up loans for entrepreneurs.

These are aligned towards making Lagos a 21st century and education and technology pillar of the T.H.E.M.E.S agenda of the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration,” she added.

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