No fewer than thirty women have benefited from free skill acquisition and Empowerment progmme to enable them become self reliant.
Speaking at the distribution of materials to the trainees in Offa local government area of Kwara state ,the Arewa of Offa, Queen Latifah Biola Olanrewaju,called and n government at all levels to provide enabling environment for youths empowerment.
She said the trainees will be given free start up kits in beed- making and make up to enable them open their own businesses.
She advised the beneficiaries to ensure the tools given to them are used for the purposes they are meant for.
Queen Latifah Biola Olanrewaju urged government to support individuals who have the passion to train the young ones in skills acquisition to reduce unemployment.
In a remark the Senator Representing Kwara South Senatorial District, Senator Lola Ashiru, represented by Tajudeen Abioye, appealed to wealthy individuals to support government effort in youth empowerment.
In his paper presentation with the theme”Empowerment:-A key to thrive amidst the 21st Century Challenges” the keynote speaker ,Mallam Abdullahi Abdulmajeed said there is the need for the youth to look in the direction of skill acquisition.
He said the introduction of youth empowerment will reduce social problems in the society.