Vocational Training for Adolescents,Ota, Ogun state, Nigeria
Paaneah Foundation conducted a 2-week vocational training for adolescents in Ota, Ogun state, Nigeria. The training which took place on 7th through 18th August 2017 at the Paaneah Foundation Secretariat was aimed at seizing the opportunity of the summer holiday to engage the youths, empower the less privileged and enlighten them in skills acquisition and self-development.
There were four concurrent sessions of the training which included culinary (which included making of pastries, such as meat pie, chicken pie, doughnut, sausage roll, etc.), barbing, fashion (which included wire works and making of Ankara crafts, such as Ankara bags, Ankara shoes, Ankara beads, etc.), and basic computer skills acquisition, with participants distributed into various sessions of their choice.
Added to the skills acquisition were speeches given by the Vice Chairperson of the Advisory Board, Mrs Eniolayokun and Ms Sanyaolu Omolola (a psychologist), enlightening the youths on “How to be successful in life” and “How to develop and maximize the brain to produce effective learning results” respectively.
The entire training ended with an Exhibition/Inauguration Program on the 21st of August 2017 with about 156 beneficiaries. Several dignitaries were in attendance such the HRM Oba Samuel Olufemi Ojugbele J.P (Onilogbo of Ilogbo), Comrade Dele Adeniji ( Chairman, Ado-Odo local Government), Prof Adesegun Fatusi (CEO, Paaneah Foundation), Prince Solomon Dada, Mr Taiwo Oye (Chairperson, Advisory Board), Adewale Dada ‘d’ Good ( Ace Radio Presenter and Secretary to Ado-Odo Local Government) among others.