Posted by Elizabeth Edozie on Sep 04, 2019
Rotary Club of Agege has empowered eight youths and two women in the area of skill acquisition and credit loan respectively.
Eight graduating students. On Tuesday, September 3, 2019, received their certificates following the successful completion of their vocational training.
The students who were trained in various areas which includes hair dressing and fashion designing were presented their certificates by the District Governor, Dr. Jide Akeredolu, alongside the club president, Emmanuel Eneh.
Also present was the Head of Department, Vocational Training, Lagos State Agency for Mass Education, Mr. Dele Obaba and the Assistant Director, Vocational Training, Lagos State Agency for Mass Education, Mrs. Agona Patience.
Mr Obaba, while expressing his gratitude to the club members said, “We have literacy centres all over the state; in churches, mosques, bus stops and so on. We have about 15 trades in our vocational training centres. Am very happy Rotary club is keying into this.
“Rotary club has indeed helped us. Rotary club actually built a standard vocational centre in Igbogbo, Ikorodu. Rotary Club of Gbagada has also renovated the vocational centre in Agege”, he said.
Two indigent women were also granted a credit loan of N100, 000 each by the club to enable them startup a trade with which they can earn a living and provide for their families.
Four new members however joined the club and one former member of the club who has been outside the country returned and was re-inducted into the club by the District Governor.