Osun Government Holds Careers Fair Day To Boost Employment

Osun Government Holds Careers Fair Day To Boost Employment

By Adetutu Aderemi,

 

In order to boost empowerment, as well as prepare the youths in the state for employment, the government of Governor Ademola Adeleke held Career Fair Day in Osun state.

 

The program which was for students, job seekers and other stakeholders, was organized in collaboration with Federal government agencies in the state, through the ministry of Political Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations, held at the Staff Development Centre, Abere.

 

At the maiden edition, Governor Ademola Adeleke, represented by the Head of Service, Mr Ayanleye Aina reiterated its commitment to providing an enabling environment for all and sundry, hence identifying access to employment opportunities and procedures, as a way to get the needed information for employment.

 

Speaking further, he said the fair is to give the future generations, a view into the various government parastatals, and what they do, for the youths to identify their area of interest, and make a choice.

 

Osun government reiterated that it will ensure adequate access to information, empowerment and engagement of youths through its inclusive and good governance agenda for the state.

 

Earlier in his address, the Commissioner for Political Affairs and Intergovernmental Relations, Dr Biyi Odunlade said the government has identified areas of interest for the youth, and has broken it into clusters such as education, trade and investment, security, health and employment.

 

He encouraged the students and youths to judiciously make use of the platform provided for them by the government.

 

He also encouraged the participants to take interest in vocational skill by acquiring additional talent that will serve as multiple source of income.

 

The resource persons from the clusters, enlightened the participants of the maiden edition of Osun state Career Fair on benefits of being informed, taking right decision on jobs, and their area of specialization.

 

The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr Kayode Afolabi in his vote of thanks appreciated all the participants who attended the inaugural program.

 

He reiterated the determination of the government of the day in Osun, to be an all inclusive one, that will provide good governance for the advantage of everyone.

Highlight of the Careers Fair Day was the flag off done by Governor Ademola Adeleke, represented by the Head of Service, Mr Ayanleye Aina who led dignitaries on parade to the display of the various federal government agencies at the program.

 

Super Kids Academy also rendered poems in relation to youths, and Adejobi group entered the audience with a special song composed for Governor Ademola Adeleke.

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