Ijede LCDA vocational training center students bags a certificate as they showcase their acquired skills during their graduation ceremony at the council Secretariat premises.
In a society where the issue of low standard living and poverty has become a rampard issue, Ijede local government administration empowered the best graduands from the two batches in the vocational sections from the total of One hundred and eighty one graduate in year 2021 to ensure poverty reduction and job creation.
The Executive chairman of Ijede LCDA Hon. Motunrayo Gbadebo-Alogba express her happiness, ” I am very delighted and grateful to God for the opportunity to fulfil this great desire in the tenure of my administration”.
She implore the graduands to judiciously use their skill to change their life positively and contribute to the society at large.
Hon Adefarasin Hassan former member of Lagos State House of Assembly representing Ikorodu constituency II in his address, “Fortunately, the current Chairman in Ijede LCDA is a woman, which makes her more accessible for you graduands to express yourselves, she has done a wonderful job with this program and has promised to do more.
Empowering someone is equivalent to feeding someone for life, so I implore you all and especially the best graduands who were given equipment base on their respective skill Fashion Designing, Hair Dressing, Tillers, Bead Making, Soap Making, Barber etc. they should make use of it rather than selling or abandoning it as handwork is also a crucial skill when education is not available or not in use”
The chairman Mrs Gbadebo Alogba also implore and encourage the parents and guardians to enroll their child/children into the vocational center while waiting for their admission into tertiary institution as this will ensure that they are positively engage during this period because like the saying goes “An idle hand is the devil’s workshop”.
“The equipment provided is to encourage subsequent trainees to put up their best performance as such attitude will be rewarded, my profound gratitude to all our Obas, Baales, chiefs, party chieftaiy and all residents particularly the youths of our dear local government for your continued support and encouragement, I appreciate”.