This is a statement culled from the Lagos state government official Facebook page. The original story can be read here.
The Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty in partnership with the Michael Atobatele Foundation has empowered 100 students of the Skills Acquisition Centres, with work tools to enhance their trade proficiencies.
As part of plans to exalt excellence in tradesmanship, the Michael Atobatele Foundation formed an empowerment synergy with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, to engage trainees of the Skills Acquisition Centre on financial literacy and working tools as professional hair – dryers, barbing kits with generators and sterilizers, as well as sewing machines, in order to support the Micheal Atobatele Foundation on entrepreneurial development.
Speaking at the annual event marking its 7th edition since inception, the Permanent Secretary, MWAPA; Mrs. Oluyemi Kalesanwo, urged beneficiaries of the programme, to make good use of the tools provided to effectively enhance their respective vocations as contributors towards economic growth, even as their professionalism should resonate excellence at all times.
Participants were selected following sterling performances across Skills Acquisition Centres of Lagos State.