Odogbolu Local Council, Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation and Havas Nigeria Partner on Employability and Job Creation
Odogbolu Local Government Chairman, Hon. Ladejobi Shuaib last Thursday during the training/sensitization session to equip participants with all that is required for the task ahead announced the local government’s willingness to partner with Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation (DAMMF) and Havas Nigeria, a marketing solution company for employment generation for Odogbolu local government youths held at the local government secretariat in Odogbolu,Ogun State on Thursday.
The Wealth Creation Scheme is a partnership program of Odogbolu Local Government Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation (DAMMF) and Havas Nigeria, aimed at engaging and training dozens of Youths in the customer relationship and financial management sector, after training the successful trainees will be independent certified and work under probation for the financial institution with the opportunity to get promoted to a full staff of the institution.
The Executive Chairman, Hon Ladejobi Shuaib who was represented by the Vice Chairman, Hon. Ireti Adenugba while commending Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation (DAMMF) and Havas Nigeria said the initiative is welcome addition to the capacity-building landscape, saying it is coming at a most appropriate time, a period that required urgent and ambitious solutions to the lingering national problems of unemployment and unemployability.
He also reiterated his administration’s commitment to partner with the private sector in creating wealth through public-private partnership with a financial institution and a non-profit organization domiciled within the local government area in order to empower and strengthen the teeming youths of the local government.
Speaking at the event, the promoter of Detola Abike Mogaji Memorial Foundation, DAMMF, Mr Mogaji Olatunde said the aim behind The Wealth Creation Scheme is for the greater benefits by creating jobs for the teeming youth of the Odogbolu Local Government, as well as addressing the significant skills gaps in Nigeria.
Also speaking at the training session, Hon Oguntade Oluwaseun, an aspirant for Odogbolu State Constituency urge Odogbolu local government youths to be up and doing to take up the opportunity to create a means of livehood for themselves and shun social vices.
Also speaking at the training program, The Director, Operation Havas Nigeria, Mr. Dare Oyegbola said, “it is our believe that initiative like this will strive to make the youths more employable in today’s work space and foster financial inclusion and entrepreneurial opportunities for young people in Odogbolu Local Government. Thereby giving them an environment that will enable them earn while communicating and sensitizing the people on the importance of being prudent.
The Chairman, Hon. Ladejobi further encourages the youths to take up the opportunity as a step towards getting better especially the customer relationship training which is a very important skill in the world now.