BY OLORUNFERANMI ODOFIN
Nigerian youths have been encouraged to embrace skill acquisition and shun every appearance of criminality
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu gave the advice at the inauguration of a Skill Acquisition Centre named after him at Ile-oluji in Ondo State
The skill acquisition centre was designed to cater for various training including sewing, fashion and dressmaking, ICT, photography, hairdressing, cosmetology, welding, barbing and plumbing
Represented by the governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, Asiwaju Tinubu said the era of white collar job was gone hence the need for youths to utilize the opportunity of the skills acquisition center for self-reliance
Earlier, the former deputy governor of Lagos State and the senior special Assistant to the president on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire had said the Centre was to achieve the cardinal objectives of president muhammadu Buhari which is to improve the economy through handiwork and to achieve crime free society.
Commending the federal government for providing the edifice targeting eradicating youth unemployment across the state, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu gave an assurance that the centre would boost economic growth of the youths.
Governor Akeredolu hinted that more of such projects were on the way to create more employments for the youth.