The Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District and Vice Chairman Senate Committee on Procurement, Arch Oyelola Ashiru has embarked on training for youths and women in the district.
The training and skill acquisition programme is part of 2020 Zonal Intervention Programme (2020 ZIP) for Kwara South Senatorial District.
The one-week long entrepreneurship training which commenced Tuesday October 20, 2020 targeted four Local Governments; Ekiti, Oke-Ero, Irepodun and Isin.
At the last day of the training, the beneficiaries were given certificates and also given ‘tools’ that will aid in the businesses. The participants comprising youths and women were given start-up equipment such as freezer, sewing machine, grinding machine, washing machine and hairdressing machine
- The training and empowerment held at Bikgate Hotel Omu-Aran in Irepodun local government.
Meanwhile, the training of beneficiaries from Offa, Oyun and Ifelodun Local Government area is ongoing. They will also receive start-up tools and other support the Offa born federal lawmaker.
Recall that Senator Ashiru recently sponsored training of some of his constituents on Fishery Technology at the Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The beneficiaries drawn from all seven local government areas in the senatorial district received N50,000 each to support their budding fishery business and Certificate from the college.