Beneficiaries emerge in Lagos govt, USADF multi-million dollar job creation partnership

Eleven vocational training and employment centres (VTECs) in Lagos Wednesday emerged the first set of beneficiaries in the multi-million dollar partnership between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and the U.S. African Development Foundation.

Speaking at the grant-signing ceremony where the beneficiaries were announced, Yetunde Arobieke, the commissioner for wealth creation and employment, said the partnership with the U.S. agency is aimed at building the capacity of 15,000 young people in Lagos State in the next five years.

“Today, both parties are here to validate the memorandum of understanding signed in May 2019 and to take deliberate steps to fulfil our promise to our young and productive population with the award of grants to 11 vocational training centres following the…

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