As part of its effort to reduce unemployment, the state government has called for jobs application of 5000 youths across the 20 Local government.
In a release by Special Adviser on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, Prince Lekan Olude, indicates that the programme is to unleash the creative energies embedded in the youth towards building a more vibrant economy, admonishing them to utilise the opportunities opened to them.
He enjoined youths to apply for the Ogun State Youth Empowerment Scheme called (OG-YES) through the state jobs portal site at “jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng
According to him ” The programme will provide apprenticeship opportunities for unskilled youths in different scales across different industries, including construction, health, transportation among others.
The programme will be in cycle of six months and would provide a monthly allowance for all participants”. Olude said.
He said applications are open between November 2 and 17, 2020, adding that it can be accessed directly via jobs.ogunstate.gov.ng/ogyes.
Press Officer, Job Creation