GOVERNOR SANWO-OLU PROMISES TO SCALE UP FUNDING FOR ARTISANS
Written by Oyebamiji Idowu on December 21, 2023
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated the commitment of his administration to scale up funding to build capacity of Artisans, and Tradesmen in the state.
Speaking at the 14th Tradesmen and Artisans Day with the theme Collaboration and Networking: the Path to Artisanal Growth and Development.” Governor Sanwo-Olu said that the event is designed to showcase the huge potential in the sector as he acknowledged Artisans as key contributors to economic growth, employment generation and wealth creation.
The Governor represented by the Commissioner for Establishment and Training, Mr Afolabi Ayantayo explained that his administration has activated
series of empowerment programmes to adequately prepare Artisans in the state to think global and provide local solutions.
He said the State has been consistently developing innovative solutions that has addressed the challenges of the group, stressing that his administration will create the enabling environment for improved productivity.
Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment Mr. Akinyemi Ajigbotafe said that the THEMES Agenda of Governor Sanwo-Olu is a step towards improving economic situation of the state and enhance individuals capacity.
The President, Lagos State Council of Tradesmen and Artisans, Alhaji Nurudeen Buhari applauded the Governor for supporting the association to activate programmes that has enhanced capacity of the groups that will form path of growing the state economy.