Nigerian Youths Need Opportunities-APC Lawmaker Lament

Nigerian Youths Needs Opportunities-APC Lawmaker Laments

APC lawmaker has said that Nigerian Youths are not lazy but needs opportunities.


News Rain Nigeria reports that the All Progressive Congress (APC), Federal lawmaker, Hon. Akande Sadipe has revealed that Nigerian youths are not lazy but need opportunities to make them thrive.

Hon. Sadipe who is currently representing the people of Oluyole Federal Constituency at the National Assembly stressed that Nigerian youths only need opportunities to unlock their potentials.


Nigerian Youths Needs Opportunities-APC Lawmaker Laments


Sadipe, addressing youths in Ibadan, today Monday, 23rd November 2020, at the graduation of the trainers of some youths who are from her Constituency noted that I must applaud the trainees for devoting their time to learn.

She said, “You have the zeal to learn. This shows you are serious and ready to take up the responsibilities of the future”, she said.

“The zeal I have seen in this program connotes that Nigerian youths are not lazy at all, rather they need the opportunities and right environment to thrive”, Akande-Sadipe added.

She further urged the students to utilize the opportunity judiciously and also take steps to teach others so that those around them will benefit from their knowledge.


She said it was obvious that several hindrances and problems inhibited entrepreneurial development, but to avoid this, the ‘strategic Training Workshop’ was initiated by her constituency office to help the constituents in developing entrepreneurial abilities.

Akande-Sadipe noted that the training would guide the trainees on how to start their businesses and effective ways to sustain them successfully, while she also promised to help polish the skills of youths and women from time-to-time.

“This training consists of a structured training process to develop them as entrepreneurs. They would acquire requisite skills and necessary capabilities to play their roles in the society effectively,’’ she said.


Sadipe urged the trainees to access survival funds or loans from the government, initiated to support Nigerians that are into small scale businesses.

Speaking further, she charged them thus, “Nigeria must be self-sustaining and you are the future of Nigeria. Therefore, this training is essential. Our indigenous fabrics should be tapped into for revenue generation and I have nudged the federal government looks inward”.

The empowered constituents who include residents and indigenes of Oluyole Federal Constituency thanked the lawmaker, saying that she has demonstrated the virtues of a true leader.

The participants were given certificates of attendance, comprehensive training manuals, and start-up funds.


Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe trained One hundred and ten, (110) members in her constituency on various entrepreneurial skills.

Sadipe maintained that the training was initiated to discuss, share, and provide guidance for the strengthening of entrepreneurial skills, adding that youths and women were the focus of the 2-day training session.


The Federal lawmaker stressed that the training was done in collaboration with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development and Gio-Bisiano Nigeria Limited.

66 persons were trained in various skills ranging from tye and dye (Adire), with a practical session held in Abeokuta, while 44 persons were trained in the weaving of the local fabric, (Aso-Oke) in Oyo town.

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