• 19 Oct 2021 10:49 pm


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Rotary vocational centre in Igbogbo Bayieku LCDA played host to training youths across Ikorodu division who were empowered on the 9th of October 2021, to become self productive in their area of craft and abilities.

Tagged: Ikorodu division youth empowerment 3.0, the program was organised by Ikorodu division youth initiative (IDYI) and was powered by the honourable commissioner for agriculture in Lagos state (Ms Abisola Ruth Olusanya) as a form of alleviation for the youths.

Graced by Olorunfunmi Basorun (member, Governor’s Advisory Council in Lagos state), Dr Abiodun Fatai Abatan (Board member, Lagos State sports commission and Ikorodu division youth initiative), Hon Azeez Jimoh Olosugbo, Mrs Mustapha Bello, Mr Seun Elesho, Mrs Onabanjo Adeola and Mr Adesina Amusa, selected youths were admonished on the essence of maximising profit opportunities.

In the opening brief, Comrade Samson Bisiriyu urged beneficiaries to take effective advantage of the opportunity given to them as prior participants have done.

“We’re not just empowering, we’re also setting up a monitoring team to supervise all beneficiaries going forward. We plan to see them fair well in life and at that, we’ll ensure they end up becoming self productive and enhance their management practices with what has been entrusted to them for profit-making”

“It feels good to know that today, Ikorodu division youth initiative lifted another set of trained youths from the street to become great in areas of Fashion, hairdressing and makeup” Comrade Samson Bisiriyu averred

According to Baba Basorun in his words of encouragement to the empowered youths “This should be considered by all beneficiaries as success in advance. Discipline and management is the key approach to maximize this level of empowerment.

“Realistically, most participants can end up doing more than what the agric commissioner has done today if they stay on course and utilise this opportunity adequately”

“It is the first time someone who’s appointed at the state level is empowering youths of this magnitude. The commissioner should not be disappointed by this level of support she’s given, which means every beneficiary must fully utilise this scheme”

“The organisers have stated the essence of this support which is to help the individuals grow in their career pathway, that impression must remain and everyone must ensure To stay focus on the course here” Olorunfunmi Basorun Added

Ikorodu division youth initiative board member, Dr Fatai Abiodun Abatan in his remark commended the Honourable Commissioner for agriculture in Lagos state (Ms Abisola Ruth Olusanya) for her support while engaging the youths on staying consistent to succeed.

“History has vindicated us once again, that is why we’re organising this program. It is a testimony of what we’re made of, you can consider IDYI first among equals in areas of youth empowerment and engagement in Ikorodu division”

“We appreciate our amiable Commissioner for Agriculture Abisola Ruth Olusanya. She has positioned youth empowerment as a focal point of her mission. Baba Basorun as a father has invested a lot in us even before today. His counsel is more revealing”

“Consistently, People now identify with IDYI for the good works we do to uplift the youths. For the young ones getting this opportunity, please note that one good turn deserves the other, remember to empower others as you have been empowered today. Some officials will monitor their growth process to scale through with this empowerment. We are also calling on we’ll meaningful people in the community to join this course and support grassroots development in Ikorodu division” Dr Abatan averred

Past beneficiaries were given the platform to testify on the growth they’ve experienced in areas of expanding their clientele and maximising profits after training and subsequent empowerment.

Selected individuals include; Anthony Gloria (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu north, Kehinde Abolanle (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu central, Ajao Morenikeji (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu west, Allison Islamiat (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu central, Ariyo Oluwatosin (Fashion designer) from Ijede, Mojid Hamot (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu north, Olajide Shola (Fashion designer) from Imota, Bello Kadijat (Fashion designer) from Ijede, Oriyomi Oduntan (Fashion designer) from Igbogbo, Jaiyeola Omolola (Fashion designer) from Imota, Ayinde Soliat (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu west, Rebecca Adelabu (Fashion designer) from Ikorodu west, Arane Damilola (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu west, Akilo Yetunde (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu north, Opeyemi Bamigbade (Hairdresser) from Igbogbo, Azeezat Temitope (Hairdresser) from Ijede, Okunade Bukola (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu central, Botunde Lateefah (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu central, Sikiru Simbi (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu central, Babaniji Anne (Hairdresser) from Igbogbo, Janet Malton (Hairdresser) from Ikorodu north, Ifeoluwa Christiana (Hairdresser) from Ijede, Adeyanji Oreoluwa (Make Up) from Ikorodu north, Aleji Omotolani (Make Up) from Igbogbo, Abosede Azeez (Make Up) from Imota, Sanusi Adedayo (Make Up) from Igbogbo, Nwafor Blessing (Make Up) from Igbogbo, Faniyi Taiwo (Make Up) from Igbogbo, Kutere Amina (Make Up) from Ikorodu central, Hannah Adeyemi (Make Up) from Ikorodu central and Oni Oluwakemi (Make Up) from Igbogbo.

A special prayer session was held for the donor (Ms Abisola Ruth Olusanya) before the presentation was carried out officially by Olorunfunmi Basorun.

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