NETSummit pledges to crash unemployment rate

Posted by News Express | 3 November 2018 | 833 times

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The National Employment Transformation Initiative (NETSummit) has pledged massive decline in unemployment through its forthcoming Summit, to be achieved via training, skill acquisition, and partnerships.

According to the Convener, Engr. Seun Shogbamu, NETSummit – formerly known as National Career Fair – which is scheduled to hold on December 13, 2018 at the University of Lagos, Akoka Yaba, has in the last 6 years has created nothing less than 9,000 jobs and paid internship nationwide; adding it will keep striving harder to see to total eradication of unemployment in the country.

While Shogbamu highlighted major cause of unemployment and employment shortcomings as lack of basic and professional skills, he emphasised that this year’s edition is billed to focus more on trainings and molding crude and non-crude prospects, and positioning them strategically towards a growing and demanding workforce through partnering top HR, Vocational training and Skill acquisition organisations such as Andela, Gr8jobsng, Workforce Group, Poise, Jobberman, EdubridgeAcademy, Dragnet.

Recall that the last six editions of the programme has featured top professionals and organisations such as: FIRS boss Babatunde Fowler, Jimi Agbaje, Muiz Banire (SAN), NairaBet’s Akin Alabi, UBER, Nestlé Nigeria, Feminik Logistics, Kaffy, Funke Akindele, Mai Atafo, Abisoye Fagade, Senator Babafemi Ojudu, Yinka Olugbodi, SeyiLaw, Kingsley Ezeani, Shola Animashaun, Eniola Joshua, Guardian Jobs, Hybrid Group, Delicacies Plus, Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) amongst others


Source: News Express

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