Ambode Lagos Gov. implores women to embrace vocational skill acquisition

Ambode, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the call at the 16th Annual Women's Week of the Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) in Lagos.

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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode

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Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday urged women to embrace vocational and skill acquisition to empower themselves and contribute to the economic growth of the country.

Ambode, who was represented by the Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the call at the 16th Annual Women's Week of the Nasrul-Lahi-L-Fatih Society (NASFAT) in Lagos.

The theme of the programme was “ Entrepreneurship : Remoulding Women's Perception”.

The governor said that women empowerment was the surest way of securing the future of the country.

''Our administration is committed to promoting and encouraging the acquisition of skills and vocational education as major instruments for women empowerment, job and wealth creation."

''The newly created Ministry of Employment and Wealth Creation is in fulfillment of our electoral promise to make life better and comfortable for everybody."

''The Ministry will identify and work with all stakeholders to promote trade and businesses among women, which will in turn provide employment and livelihood to a great number of people.

''As a government, we will continue to support women by ensuring the provision of conducive atmosphere for the realisation of your potentials , '' he said.

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