Vocational Training Centers in Epe, Eredo and Agbowa Zone Boost Enrollment Through 3-Day Awareness Campaign

In a strategic move to enhance trainee enrollment, Kakalistiq.com reports that vocational training centers in Epe, Agbowa, and Odo-Iragunshin under the Lagos State Government Ministry of Tertiary Education, Agency for Mass Education, recently conducted a dynamic 3-day sensitization and awareness campaign across key locations in Lagos. Principals, trainers, and students actively engaged the public, fostering enlightening conversations to promote the benefits of vocational training.

Ministry of Tertiary Education - MTE, Lagos State.

The awareness campaign, held in Agbowa, Mowowale market, Odo-Ayandelu, Owu, Epe-Ero market, Mojoda market, and environs, unfolded between Wednesday, December 6th, and Friday, December 7th, 2023.

Mrs. Olubanjo, the principal of Alhaji Seriki Bamu Vocational Training Center in Epe, highlighted the inclusivity of vocational training for all ages. The exercise, conducted in English, pidgin, and Yoruba, aimed to overcome communication barriers, with graduates sharing success stories about their diverse products.

Mr. Folarin Olufemi, the Principal of Ado-Ikosi Vocational Training Center, Agbowa, emphasized in an interview the importance of increasing awareness about available training opportunities and aligning to reduce unemployment among youths. He underscored that vocational education, offered free of charge, remains a government priority, emphasizing its role in fostering self-reliance. He noted, “The exercise would enlighten people on the importance of acquiring vocational training skills; it would make them self-reliant.”

Miss Asake Yetunde, principal of Odoragunshin Vocational Training Center, echoed the sentiment, emphasizing the continual need for public awareness about enrolling in vocational training, irrespective of age. She urged political officeholders to sponsor more youths for training and support centers with equipment donations to facilitate seamless training.

The awareness campaign not only showcased the accessibility of vocational training but also emphasized its critical role in empowering individuals for self-sufficiency. The call for increased support and sponsorship serves as a reminder of the collective effort required to nurture a skilled and empowered community.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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