First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu assures Nigerians of regular empowerment program towards reducing poverty in the country

Nigerians have assured of regular empowerment and vocational training programmes towards the reduction of poverty in the country.

The First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu stated this in a message at the opening of a 3 Day Skills Acquisition Training and Empowerment Programme she facilitated at the Lagos City Centre, Sura, Lagos Island, Lagos.

The first Lady who was represented by Hon Wahab Alawiye-King said the training was necessary to equip the people with basic knowledge on how to be self dependent and free from relying on people to survive.

According to her, occupying the office of the First Lady is like the opening of a bigger door from that of the Senate in the rendering of selfless service to the people.

Oluremi Tinubu who represented the Lagos Central District in the Senate for twelve years disclosed that the empowerment and vocational training programme were ttip of the iceberg when compared to what Nigerians would soon start to enjoy.

She described selfless and humanitarian services as what she likes to do best, promising to do more for the people across the nation irrespective of religion and tribe.

The First Lady was also full of appreciation to Nigerians for the support to the ruling APC and her husband, the party’s Presidential candidate during the last general elections.

She however urged the

beneficiaties to take full advantage of the training to improve on their lives.

On his part, the Chairman of Lagos Island East Council Development Area, Alade Folawiyo belive that the Federal Government has done the right thing with the fuel subsidy issue.

He assured Nigerians that the price of fuel per litre will soon come down when all plans by government to cushion the effect are activated.

According to him, the people should know that there could be no gains without pains noting the agony from the removal of fuel subsidy will not last for long.

Hon Folawiyo also thanked the First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu for organising the tenth in the series of the program in the local government since he became the chairman of the council over a year ago.

The 200 beneficiaries selected from the Lagos Central Senatorial District will receive Training in Cosmetology, Photography and Confectionery for the next three days.

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