A Group, ‘Skill Up KWASU’ has revealed its plans to train over 250 kwara state university students on vocational skills for 2 months.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Group Team Lead, Jimoh Mohammed Bawa on Tuesday.
According to the statement, The vocational training was designed to equip graduates & undergraduates with knowledge and skills that is capable of reducing unemployment rate in our society, also would make students to depend less on their parents.
Bawa revealed that this was the first edition of a project that could train and empower over 400 students in a academic session.
He said “This project will provide vocational skills to teeming youths and teenagers, It will enable them to effectively use skills acquired to create better quality of life and contribute to sustainable growth and development of the state.”
“We are proposing to engage graduate and undergraduates on vocational skills and life after school coaching to acquire basic knowledge and experience required to thrive in the 21st-century.
“Skill Up KWASU project will positively impact the economy and it will reduce reliance on white collar job and will enhance employment in the state.
“Selected students will be trained on their preferred skills, like; Baking, Graphics Design, Tye & Dye, Public speaking, Creative Writing, Affiliate Marketting, Digital Marketing, Web Design, Perfume production, hair cream production, Make Up, Photography, Blogging/Vlogging, Content Creation, Business finance and lots more.”
Bawa called on Governments to invest in youths, as no nation can compete effectively in the emerging global marketplace with poorly educated and unskilled youths.
According to the information obtained by Sho pen online the date for the training will be announced to participants soonest.