*By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan.
Ninety five (95) trainees will be graduating from Iseyin Skill Acquisition Foundation in August.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng reports that Ninety Five (95) trainees of Iseyin Skill Acquisition will be graduating this year August.
*Princess Folohunso Omolara Flanked by some of the trainees.
The development according to the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Foundation , Princess Folohunso Omolara said the first graduation ceremony saw 230 beneficiaries graduated with skills in tailoring, baking, hair dressing, make-up, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) among others.
The second graduation ceremony of the Folorunso Adisa Initiative Welfare Foundation has been slated for August 21st, 2021 in Iseyin, where 95 trainees who have acquired skills in makeup, barking and soap making will be graduating.
Speaking with journalists over the developent during the weekend, Princess Folohunso Omolara said the foundation was established to cater for youths from Iseyin local government that have been taken through tutelage in various skills and will be be given required facilities to be independent and contribute to the society.
She stressed further that the foundation has 100 widows and widowers as well as orphans, less privilege pupils and students on scholarship under its coverage.
“We are working on making the 2021 graduation ceremony another success like the last one we had and I am happy to tell you that those that graduated then are now self-dependent, they are today contributing to the economy of our town.
“The spirit behind this gesture is to give our teeming youths the capacity building opportunity so they will be out of the unemployed circle and our community will not witness the same insecurity that other areas are going through.”
She informed reporters that the foundation has a daycare service for children without adequate parental care, where medical care and other welfare attention were given to the children.
Folorunso Adisa Initiative Welfare Foundation was established in memory of Prince Folorunso Adisa of the Aseyin lineage to continue the philanthropic ideology he was known for while alive.
“My father was a philanthropist while alive and I grew up to see him assist those in need from his wealth, it is time those who have start to see things they can do to assist the have-nots, so that the rate of unemployment in the country will grow less and insecurity will be a thing of the past,” she said.