The lawmaker representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, Hon Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has empowered 300 residents of her constituency for entrepreneurship and to improve their entrepreneurship skills.
Penpushing reports that the constituency project is one of the many spearheaded by lawmaker, and was held in Ibadan, Oyo State Capital, while the training lasted for three days, facilitated through National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Abuja.
The initiator while speaking explained that the training focused on basic skills required to successfully manage a skilled or unskilled business, adding that the empowerment programme offered beneficiaries necessary manuals, training items and cash.
Penpushing further reports that, Akande-Sadipe, who Chairs the House Committee on Diaspora stated that she remains committed to facilitating life changing opportunities and alleviate poverty for her people, adding that such training gives room for budding entrepreneurs, who could be very successful in the future.
‘I encourage you to embrace entrepreneurship, because it is an assured path to financial freedom. From our office, we would keep bringing life changing opportunities like this to your doorsteps, because we believe learning skills, or a trade brings enormous financial opportunities”, she said
The lawmaker advised the beneficiaries to go through the manuals provided to them, noting that it contains different steps an entrepreneur could take to succeed, just as she identified some of the needed skills, such as marketing and customer service branding and packaging, through which their businesses could prosper.
Penpushing also reports that, the Senatorial Chairman, All Progressives Congress(APC), Hon. Olalekan Adeyemo, commended the lawmaker for her numerous contributions, and her wisdom in stemming the tide of poverty in Oluyole Federal Constituency.
The former Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy Chairman also opined that the lawmaker has improved the livelihood of many of her constituents, through facilitation of different programmes within and outside Ibadan.
Penpushing reports that, a beneficiary, Mrs. Moji Folarin from Oluyole Federal Constituency eulogised the lawmaker for the opportunity, while she also advised her co-beneficiaries to ensure the money given to them is committed into their various businesses and not diverted for inconsequential spending.
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