The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has partnered the French Government in order to train 3,000 youths in the creative and entertainment industry.
The Managing Director, Edo State Skills Development Agency, Ukinebo Dare, disclosed this at a stakeholders’ meeting at the Government House, according to a statement by the state government.
He said the partnership was aimed at empowering over 3,000 jobseekers in Edo State with the required expertise to drive entrepreneurship, self-dependence and job creation in the creative industry.
Dare said, “The meeting was to further discuss the partnership, which has been on for nine months. The team has developed the EdoJobsSkillUp Mobile App for the creative industry. Alongside this, there was a demo presentation to show how the app will work and a two-day training on how to use the platform for those that would be managing it at EdoJobs.
“Edo people between the ages of 16 and above are eligible to have access to these training.”