In a bid to reduce unemployment, Ogun State Government through the State Technical Vocational Education Board has trained 20,000 youths in various vocations, ranging from Solar installation, Plumbing, Fashion Designing, Hair Dressing among others.
The Special Adviser on Technical Education in the state, Joseph Odemuyiwa made this known during a media chat in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
Ogun State Government has reaffirmed its commitment towards youth development, empowerment and skills acquisition in order to build a prosperous society.
This was confirmed by the Special Adviser to to the Governor on Technical Education, Joseph Odemuyiwa while speaking about the achievements of Dapo Abiodun in the area of technical and vocational education.
He stated that the Board in charge of technical and vocational education through partnership with the Federal Government, World Bank, German Agency for International Cooperation and other industries was able to train more than 200 technical teachers, in order to further equip them.
The Special Adviser pointed out that the present administration’s focus on technical education was a deliberate attempt at solving unemployment among the young people, adding that workshops would be organized to train learners in technical colleges to enhance vocational skills.