THE Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District and Alimosho-aligned Senator Solomon Olamilekan Adeola (Yayi) has trained and empowered about 1000 graduates in different areas of Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT).
According to media reports, while speaking during the presentation of certificates to graduands of the training, Senator Adeola reiterated that the exercise is aimed at developing human capacity and employment generation for youth in the senatorial district.
“In association with Engineering Material Development Institute (EMDI), I have facilitated the training of the successful graduates for a period of seven weeks in five different courses namely; Microsoft Azure Administrator, Microsoft Power BI, Basic and Advance Excel, Graphic Design, and Digital Marketing.
“At the end of their courses, trainees are being given training certificates and international professional certification for candidates who passed their mock examination as well as brand new laptops.
“The certification in the various programmes are internationally recognized and with potentials for international employment as well as usefulness in generating self-employment,” he said.
He congratulated all the beneficiaries and urged them to diligently apply the skills learnt in the course of their training for their socio-economic advancement in society.
He also explained that over 5000 Lagos West youth applied for the training, out of which 1000 were selected across the 10 LGAs under the Lagos West Senatorial District.