19 September 2013, Sweetcrude, Lagos – The Federal Government through the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) and the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development in collaboration with Valdivia Services Ltd have organized a two-week skills acquisition training Programme for 287 youths in South-West region of the country.
The youths were drawn from the Community Services, Women, Youth Employment project of the SURE-P programme and the public respectively.
The training took place at the National Youths Development Training Centre, located in Owode-Egba area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
46 participants from Lagos state took part in the training programme.
Out of these, 24 were selected from Community Services, Women, Youths Employment project.
On Friday, 13th September, 2013, the Vice chairman SURE-P, Lagos states, Mr. Joseph Modey, accompanied by some officials in the committee, visited the National Youths Development Training Centre.
Addressing participants, Mr Modey stressed on the value of skills acquisition towards self empowerment and gainful employment to break away from the vicious circle of poverty.
During the visit, SURE-P participants from Lagos state on behalf of other participants expressed their gratitude to the National Youths Development training centre, for providing them the opportunity to acquire skills that will benefit them.