DESOPADEC SKILLS ACADEMY GRADUATES 173 STUDENTS
The DESOPADEC Skills Academy yesterday 31st January, 2023 graduated the third batch of graduands with a total of one hundred & seventy-three students, made up of 50 males and 123 females. Addressing the mammoth crowd at the event, the MD/CEO DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh said the six months intensive training in the various vocations was actually aimed at transforming the lives of the teeming unemployed youths in the state, especially in the Commission’s mandate areas.
Stating further that this was in line with the human capital development mantra of the State Governor, Bashorun Ogieh told the graduating students that the world of today was driven by skills, since there was no more reliance on white collar jobs.
The Executive Governor of the State, Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa ably represented by his Chief of Staff, Rt. Hon. Ovie Agas in his speech, appreciated the Commission for towing the line of the mantra of the State government & advised the graduands to be up & doing. One of the students, Akakabota Iroro Franklin presented an Award of Excellence to the MD/CEO of DESOPADEC on behalf of the Batch 3 graduands. Also, a graduand, Patricia Evabor presented a birthday present to Rt. Hon. Ovie Agas as well as souvenirs to the MD, the Board members and the Royal Fathers present.
Highpoint of the occasion was the presentation of the sum of five hundred thousand naira (N500,000) to the best overall graduand, Irugbor Anthony. More details shall be brought your way in the next edition of our news bulletin.