By Amidu Arije
Ajigbotafe spoke during a tour of the ministry’s office at the Oshodi-Isolo local government on Wednesday.
The commissioner commended the office setting within the council and promise to work on expanding its capacity for human development.
Speaking on his ministry’s plan to take youths off the street, Ajigbotafe said the government is partnering private sectors and international organisations to engage the youths in skills and employment.
He said; ” the office setting we met in Oshodi is a good one, we have been at the held of affair for a while, so I came to check how the office looks like so as to make them work effectively. I am not disappointed with the office settings, though there are one or two things to put in place and that is exactly why I have come to see to how our workers live and work here. I am not surprised with what we met.
We have plans to employ a lot of youths and taken them out of the streets and that is why I have come to see this place to know its capacity and how it can accommodate our youths.
In taken youths out of the streets, we have partnered the private sectors and international organisations to get our youths involved in skills and employment.”
Advising the youths, Ajigbotafe said; “the youth should not give up, we are going to work with them for a secured and better future.”
The commissioner was conducted round the office by the Oshodi-Isolo local government vice chairman, Mrs Islamiyah Modupe Aregbe-Badmus.
The council vice who acted on behalf of the council chairman, Otunba Kehinde Almaroof Oloyede assured the commissioner of cooperation and support for the ministry to make job available for the youths.