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The second and final week of the LIC-GIZ skill acquisition was eventful as participants were taught different skills from nail fixing to how to tie different types of Gele and also how to dress a bride. The same also goes to the barbering section where they learned different styles of haircuts as well including how to dread the hair. They were also asked to practice on their own what they have been taught so far.
The training kick-started on the 5th of July 2021 with an impressive turn-up. It covered both theory and practical aspects where the participants in their different sections were trained on the basics, techniques, and tools/equipment and also things they should and should not do so as to be different and stand out from others already in the field.
Lagos State is the most populous city in Nigeria, the second fastest-growing city in Africa and the seventh in the world. The Island is at the heart of this rapid growth, situated within thelargest business district with a large population of youth who come from across Nigeria and other African countries in search of greener pastures within the district. However, most of them are faced with traumatic ordeals as a result of poor or lack of education, life skills and poor orientation which makes them unable to fit into the already commercialized and sophisticated Island. Justification from studies and experience reveals that these youths face a number of problems some of which include: