There is good news for Lagos Mainland residents across Berger, Isheri, Ikorodu and more as the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) have concluded plans to visit these communities for a stakeholder engagement targeted at youths across these communities.
The engagement which is in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will have the representatives of LSETF going on a tour of radio stations and these communities to educate residents about the importance of vocational skills in giving young and vulnerable youths a fighting chance as well as to inform employers about the benefits of recruiting their workforce from the Project’s database of trained and certified workers.
The team will hold community engagement activities at Isheri Olowora, Ojodu Berger, Agric-Ikorodu and Lagos Island between the 10th to 19th of August, 2018.
The Free Vocational Training provides free 4 to 8-week vocational training to Lagos residents who are either unemployed or underemployed and also works towards placing successful trainees in jobs after training. Already, a good number of trainees who benefited from this project have been placed in jobs and large organizations have indicated interest in hiring trained and certified candidates from the programme.
For residents in Ojodu, Isheri and Berger communities, the LSETF team will be in their neighbourhood to engage critical stakeholders from Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12, 2018, and will touch areas such as Olowora, Magodo, Akiode, Ereke, Wilmer, Kosoko, Omole, Orimedu, Raimi and others.
In addition, the team will make a stop in Agric, Ikorodu community on Monday, August 13 and will remain there till Wednesday, August 15, 2018, and will tour areas as Isawo, Small London, Asolo, Okiki, Oriokuta, Ajose, Ojokoro, Seriki, Olutoye, Abule Cole, Olawale Adeniji and more.
The train then moves to Obalende, Lagos, where the representatives educate youths and stakeholders on the importance of vocational training from Friday, August 17, till Sunday, August 19, 2018.
For more information about the training, course content or recruitment process, visit the website on www.lsesp.ng