The leader of the kosofe Local Government Legislative Arm ,Hon.Olumide County, Who lead other legislators to this year
awareness raising programme orgainised by Nigeria Women Association Verona (NWAV ) Lagos to combat the menance of human trafficking in persons that took place at the council hall on Wednsday, July 30, 2019 expressed his joy over the sensitization programme.
Earlier before he mount the podium the orator, Head of Department of women affairs and poverty alleviaition of Kosofe local government, Mrs. ogunsowobo bring to the fore her encyclopedia knowledge of causes of human trafficking in persons within the family, friends and the larger society. She adduced that hunger, lack of family planning, poverty,joblessnes, breakdown of family values, Skill acquisition without provision of tools or start up capital as some of the remote cuases.
Speaking further she said trainning agricltural beneficiaries practically without tools or startup capital to work with after trainning completion and certification must be corrected to prevent young people to embark on journey of no rertuns in the hands of human trafficking syndicate in their despetate move to end joblesness, hunger and powerty.
She has advised parents to be more responsible, responsive and actively caring .
She said “give birth to what you can take care- Wapa
Speaking further at the programme she charged the kosofe Local Government Legislative Arm leader that when they are legislating they should legislate well. however, She didnt shed more light on her statement.
In his contribution on reintegration of trafficking returnees and providing socioeconomic help ,Hon County informed the audience that skill acquisition tagged “Speed up Lagos ” is currently ongoing at Mende town hall, Kosofe. adding that he personally sponsored many of the students practical payment which attracted the audience applause.
in his apparent response to WAPA, Mrs. Ogunsowobo he said “we are legislating well”.
He told the gathering that he leanred alot from the programme and he was excited attending the first of its kind epoch making programme in Kosofe.
County noting that s President Muhammed buhari’s didnt not make any mistake when he made the statement against Nigeria Youths” Nigeria youths are lazy, seat down and do nothing”.
Buttressing further he said his encounter with some of the youths who approached him for skill acquisition in photography informed his assertion . He said he offered one of the youths free skill acquisition at his studio free of charge. However, he was surprised when one of the beneficiaries requested for monthly salary which he offers to pay 20,000 as an encouragement until the offeror rejected, mocked and tagged the offer as grondnut money.
county said apart from phography, he learnt barbing, stylist skill acquisition voluntarily without collecting any kobo as as a learner. he was flagabasted when he saw an apprentice demanding for salary to gain transfer of knowledge rather than him paying to get trainned.
He said youth are not ready to learn, nobody is ready to come to the studio and learn photography. However, but when it comes to Bet9ja, Baba Ijebu and others you will see them at the forefront, ” The leader of Kosofe legislative arm, Hon. Olumide County declared.