By Adeyemi Sulaimon
Alimosho Local Government in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, WAPA, has trained 150 women in various skills.
The beneficiaries were trained for one month in skills such as Hairdressing, Catering services, Events decoration, Tie and Dye, Makeup and Gele tying, Pomade and Soap making.
The women, after the training, were empowered with equipment to startup their trade.
The Wife of the Local Government Chairman, Mrs Kabirat Sulaimon, during the graduation ceremony, congratulated the women and encouraged them not to sell the equipment given to them.
She advised them to make the opprtunity of the empowerment as the starting point and grow more in the business.
The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Abiola Liadi, advised the women to make good use of the knowledge they acquired in the past one month.
She also wished them all the best in their various trades.