Lagos ETF to create 900,000 jobs
The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has revealed it plan to create 900,000 jobs and to make support available for about 100,000 medium scale enterprises in the state between 2017 and 2019.
Mr. Akintunde Oyebode, the Executive Secretary of the Fund made this known ahead of a business workshop being planned by the Fund for business owners in the state.
He disclosed that the agency also have the duty to provide training and job placements for the unemployed people in the state as well as provide mentorship for business owners , creating a friendly environment for small businesses to thrive.
Oyebode said further that the workshop was targeted at LSETF beneficiaries whose products qualify for exporting.
In his words: “That is why we have partnered with the Lagos chapter of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) to help achieve this. In addition to the Nigerian Export Promotion Council sessions, we will also have facilitators from the Nigerian Customs Service and NAFDAC”