NASENI trains youths in modern shoemaking, tailoring in Osun

Trainees at the workshop

The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has initiated a skill acquisition training program focused on modern shoemaking and tailoring for youths in Ife, Osun State.

The three-day intensive training, which started on Monday, July 8, 2024, and will conclude on Wednesday, July 10, 2024, is being held at the NASENI Skill Acquisition Centre in Ife Federal Constituency.

During the opening ceremony, the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NASENI, Mr. Khalil Suleiman Halilu, represented by the Director of Manufacturing Services, Engineering Infrastructure Directorate, Engr. Dr. Olayode Adesola Olasupo, emphasized the program’s goal to provide participants with practical experience in modern tailoring and shoemaking techniques.

Mr. Halilu highlighted NASENI’s mandate as a Federal Government agency under the Presidency to foster a robust Science and Engineering infrastructure for Nigeria’s industrialization.

He noted the importance of skill development in achieving this mandate and announced that the Ife Skill Acquisition Centre is the first of its kind in Osun State.

“The training organized here is a testament to the Federal Government’s Renewed Hope Agenda, aimed at eradicating poverty, fostering economic growth, and creating jobs,” Halilu stated.

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