A professor of Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management, Lagos State University, Folusho Ilesanmi, has said that having more entrepreneurs in Nigeria would revolutionise the country’s economy.
He said this on Thursday at the graduation ceremony organised by Mildramo enterprise in partnership with the Lagos State Employability Trust Fund and United State African Development themed “Nigeria And The Employment Challenge.”
He said, “Continuity is key. Those that have received this should be able to run with it, have their vision, goals, and keep to what they have learnt.
“I am hoping that in the next five years a lot of them would have been gainfully employed and some more importantly anticipated would have established their own business.
“If we have in this hall just five topical entrepreneurs, just imagine the revolution that would cause in the economy.
“I wish that the programme will continue. I wish the organisers more success creativity resourcefulness, and that their capacity to continue will be doubled.
The founder of Mildramo, Mr Rasheed said, “We have signed a contract with LSETF and USADF for a long period of 2022-2024 and we have a lot of organizations that has approached us that they want us to replicate this in others states.
“Today we have 300 graduands from different cohorts and have gotten sponsors to train additional 1200 youths in various fields in 2023.
“So, we are open to partnership from every organization. We also appreciate our partners for the success of this programme, for giving us the opportunity to train our youths for a better tomorrow.”
He also advised the graduands to ensure they become good ambassadors of Midramo as they go out to develop themselves.
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