200 Oluyole Ibadan Residents Undergo Entrepreneurship Training

March 1, 2022
Oluyole Ibadan Residents entrepreneurship training

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

No fewer than 200 persons living in Oluyole, Ibadan, Oyo State have undergone a three-day empowerment training aimed to hone their entrepreneurship skills.

The entrepreneurship training was facilitated by the lawmaker representing Oluyole Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Ms Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, who doubles as the Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora.

It is one of the constituency projects spearheaded by the congresswoman through the National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Abuja.

According to the lawmaker, the event focused on basic skills required to successfully manage a skilled or unskilled business.

She added the programme concluded on Sunday, February 27, 2022, with an empowerment programme where necessary manuals, training items and cash was distributed.

Speaking further, Ms Akande-Sadipe stated that she remains committed to facilitating life-changing opportunities and alleviating poverty for her people, adding that such training gives room for budding entrepreneurs, who could be very successful in the future.

The lawmaker said: “I encourage you to embrace entrepreneurship because it is an assured path to financial freedom. From our office, we would keep bringing life-changing opportunities like this to your doorsteps, because we believe learning skills or a trade brings enormous financial opportunities.”

She advised the beneficiaries to go through the manuals provided to them, noting that it contains different steps an entrepreneur could take to succeed.

Ms Akande-Sadipe identified some of the needed skills, such as marketing and customer service branding and packaging, through which their businesses could prosper.

Also speaking at the event, the Senatorial Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Olalekan Adeyemo, commended the lawmaker for her numerous contributions, too many to count and her wisdom in stemming the tide of poverty in Oluyole Federal Constituency.

The former Oyo State APC Deputy Chairman also opined that the lawmaker has improved the livelihood of many of her constituents, through the facilitation of different programmes within and outside Ibadan.

A beneficiary, Mrs Moji Folarin, eulogised the lawmaker for the opportunity, while she also advised her co-beneficiaries to ensure the money given to them is committed into their various businesses and not diverted for inconsequential spending.

Modupe Gbadeyanka

Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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