Lagos partners IITA to train 13,548 youths in Agribusiness

The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya disclosed this on Monday, at the opening of the Young Africa Works Agribusiness Internship Orientation Training, held at the Lagos State Agricultural Development Authority, Oko-Oba, Agege.

She noted that participants in the training programme would be trained in order to build skills and secure fulfilling work opportunities within the agriculture value chains.

According to her, the IITA would in total provide skills to over 40,000 youths and enable 242,724 young women and men across Nigeria to secure dignified and fulfilling work in the agricultural value chains within the five-year model adding that in Lagos, a total of 13,548 youths including 3,120 secondary school students would participate in the Programme.

Source: Vanguard Nigeria