Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. MudashiruObasa has offered to partner Virtual Entrepreneurship on a five-day online workshop aimed at boosting the number of resourceful and employable graduates across the state.
The workshop, tagged “Authorize Guidance: Panacea to Empowerment”, schedule to hold on Zoom, whatapp, online T.V and other Platform, aimed at helping to connect theory with global best practices, develop positive role models, and compete favourably with their colleagues from private and foreign tertiary institutions.
According to the project initiator, Seyi Bamigbade, “The objective of the Scheme is to train 70,000 Participants in the following skill-sets: Online Marketing, Agro Business, Exportations and Website Design.
“It is therefore a novel approach to create wealth by way of empowerment through the acquisition of quick skill-sets for immediate employment opportunities and introduce the participants to relevant professional firms for industrial attachment with major partner, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency SMEDAN.
“The tycoon idea is to train 70,000 peoples including people living with disabilities would run on Online Platform in the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas of Lagos State. More than 1000 participants in each Local Council are expected.
Hon. Saka Fafunmi, Chief of Staff, of the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly also said the idea will guarantee talks on Probity and Accountability, Investment Opportunities in the Nigerian Capital Market, Youth Development and the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility, delivered by eminent academics and professionals across spheres.
It will motivate and empowers less privilege, exposing them to the rudiments of development strategy.Leader Olubisi Adedokun Odeomu said the opportunity will encourage self-reliance, reducing pressure on the economy, creating avenues for the development of potentials within the participants and equips the participants for the task ahead.