Vocational trainees urged to make use of govt’s soft loan scheme
The newly graduated trainees of the UNDP Oshodi-Isolo Vocational Education and Training Institute who took a week long skills acquisitions programme have been enjoyed to key into the government’s soft loan scheme.
Inspecting the products made by the trained artisans during their graduation ceremony, the Local Government Chairman, Hon. Idris BolajiMuse Ariyoh, who was impressed with quality of items displayed, implored them to make use of the platform which the UNDP Vocational and Training Institute has provided them.
He declared that the local government would not be able to finance everyone who has undergone skill acquisition programme but each individual should take advantage of loan schemes provided by the government.
The coordinator of the Institute, Mr. Babatunde Ogundiran thanked Yield Africa Foundation that collaborated with the institute to make the programme a success.
He therefore advised the graduates not to relent and relax with the skills they have acquired, saying constant practice would further enhance their skills.
“I thanked everybody who made this programme a huge success especially Yield Africa Foundation who provided the support and hope private/corporate bodies would do same with our institute very soon.
“Our trainees, we hope the knowledge which the institute has imparted in you will take you to higher level in the society, as we used to tell you in the institute that skill alone does not guarantee you success but additional human relations would make you and your business flourish.”
All the participants who passed the practical examinations were issued certificate while awards were presented to the outstanding students who showed extraordinary brilliance and creativity during the training.