As a way of celebrating this year’s International Youth day, Lagos State Government in partnership with Rise Network is poised to empower the unemployed youths across the state.
It was the turn of the youths in Badagry division of the state to benefit from the scheme, tagged Local Government SME competition.
Youths were advised to embrace self – sustaining ventures rather than an endless search for unavailable white collar job.
Lucky winners emerged in the Badagry division, with each going home with the sum of 50,000 naira to boost their businesses.
Analysts believe the gestures of the Lagos State Government is another deliberate effort aimed at addressing unemployment and developing the economy of the state and the Nation.
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has been commended for spreading dividends of democracy to every nook and cranny of the State, especially the grassroots.
Yam sellers in Ojo area of the State commended the Governor during a rally by the Itesiwaju Ipinle EKO Vanguard to educate and mobilise members of the Public to obtain their Permanent voter’s cards.
The traders noted that business had thrived under the present administration given the conducive and business – friendly environment and policies.
Lagosians were advised to take advantage of the few days left to obtain their Permanent Voter’s Cards, which qualify them to vote for leaders of their choice.
Over four thousand residents of Epe Local Government Area have benefited from the ongoing Eko free health mission.
Residents who gathered at the Ikosi Ejirin Local Council Development Area to access the free health services say the mission is one of the best dividends of democracy ever enjoyed
Beneficiaries were screened and tested on various common ailments such as eye screening, dental care, malaria and hypertension, general body examination and more.