Lagos commences skills acquisition programme for Abule-Egba explosion victims

June 16, 2020
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The Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation of Lagos State Government has commenced skills acquisition programme for female victims of Abule-Egba explosion at Igando Relief Camp.

The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said in a statement on Monday in Lagos that the beneficiaries have been assessed and divided into different training programmes.

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According to the statement, the participants will be empowered to return to productive lives having developed marketable skills.

Oke-Osanyintolu said that the skills acquisition programme was a promise kept by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to those whose livelihoods were disrupted by the pipeline explosion in January and March 2020.

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