Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun Set to Hold Vocational Skills Acquisitions Graduation Ceremony
Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun District 9110 is set to hold a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 for trainees of vocational skills Acquisition at UNDP Centre, Oshodi – Isolo Local Govt Council Secretariat Hall, Oshodi, Lagos.
According to Rotarian Reuben Oni, Hope President Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun, ” the vocational skills training held for five weeks was conducted for unemployed youths by the club in partnership with Oshodi- Isolo Local Government led Chairman, Mr Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof, UNDP Skills Acquisition Centre and support of Hon Stephen Ogundipe, member Lagos State House of Assembly representing Oshodi Constituency.
Participants were trained in makeover, fashion and tailoring, catering, event planning, venue decoration, tie and dye of batik and adire, gele tying, hat making, computer graphic designs and cake making.
Rotarian Reuben Oni in an interview disclosed that ” financial empowerment and handing over of donated equipment shall be conducted by the Rotary International District Governor D9110, Rotarian Ifeyinwa Ejezie, Mr Kehinde Oloyede Almaroof, Chairman Oshodi – Isolo Local Government and Hon Stephen Ogundipe”.
During an inspection visit to the trainees at the UNDP Skills Acquisition Centre, the Local Govt Chairman, represented by Secretary to the Local Govt, Mr Olayinka Smart while addressing the intending graduands enjoined them to make better use of the skills to become notable entrepreneurs to better the society.
Hon Stephen Ogundipe during his inspection visit charged trainees now intending graduates to continue to advance their knowledge base and practice as start-ups and earn a living as entrepreneurs.
Chairperson Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun Vocational Skills Acquisition and Training, Rotarian Kudirat OlaOpoola, Immediate Past President and Vice Chair, Rotarian Afeez Adesanya stated further that “graduands apart from receiving certificates are to be financially powered with various tools of trade and equipment: hairdressing machines for hairdressers, sewing machines for fashion designers, and laptops for graphic designers, among others.
Rotary Club of Ewu Tuntun on September 5th, 2022 graduated over 1,117 trainees during last year’s ceremony and is presently monitoring their incubated enterprises through the UNDP Vocational Skills Acquisitions Centre, Oshodi, Lagos.