The lawmaker representing Ikeja Federal Constituency at the lower chamber of the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. James Abiodun Faleke, has once again delivered the essence of governance to his constituents.
On Saturday 28th of August, the Federal legislator empowered over 200 small business operators with business tools, machineries, and equipment. The event was held at Excellence Hotel, Ogba, Lagos.
This comes after Rt. Hon. Faleke had in conjuction with Federal Cooperative College, orji River;
facilitied an intensive one-week vocational skill and acquisition programme held in Ikeja local government secretariat earlier this month.
Skills acquired during the training include; phone repair, shoe making, computer and laptop repairs, fashion designing, interior decoration, catering and baking, hair dressing, beauty and make-up artistry, as well as other related vocational skills.
At Saturday’s event, participants in various areas of skills acquired were given business tools, and start-up capital to commence business operations.
Equipment given to beneficiaries include; make-up kits, tailoring machines, gas cookers and gas cylinders, laptops and other related equipment.
They were also awarded with certificates and cash grants for start-up.
While expressing their profound gratitude to Rt. Hon Faleke, participants further admitted that the training will further reduce poverty, and unemployment in Ikeja Federal constituency to a very large extent