Lagos State Recruitment for 15,000 Jobs via Lagos Agripreneurship programme (LAP) 2020 / 2021

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Lagos State Recruitment for 15,000 Jobs via Lagos Agripreneurship programme (LAP) 2020 / 2021

The Lagos State Government has begun the recruitment of eligible and interested candidates for the Batches 4, 5, and 6 of its Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (LAP), under its Agriculture-based Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-YES).

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, disclosed this in press release issued by the State Government.

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Lagos Agripreneurship programme (LAP)

The Commissioner stated that the programme was in furtherance of the State Government’s objective of training no fewer than 15,000 youths and women in the various agricultural value chains by the year 2023.

She pointed out that the one-month training exercise is aimed at improving capacity, creating wealth, and employment in the agricultural value chains – poultry, piggery, aquaculture and vegetables.

According to her, the strategic inclusion of the LAP Programme would efficiently reduce unemployment, create jobs and alleviate poverty in the State, as well as attract and pay more attention to the creation of jobs for women in agribusiness.

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The training is expected to play a key role in the creation of 2000 Agro-Entrepreneurs who would, in turn:

  • become job creators,
  • promote food security,
  • improve nutrition and general well-being of Lagosians,
  • as well as create at least 4000 indirect jobs per beneficiary annually.
  • Enhance economic activities of surrounding communities,
  • curb the issues of unemployment, and
  • reduce the crime rate within the State.

The initiative is an avid step towards achieving the State’s target of producing at least 25% of the food consumed by residents before the end of the year 2025.

ELIGIBILITY / REQUIREMENTS

  • The Lagos Agripreneurship Programme is specifically tailored for men between the ages of 18 and 35 years and women between the ages of 18 and 55 years.

Qualification

  • minimum of Senior Secondary School Certificate and must have a passion for agriculture.

How to Apply for Lagos State Recruitment for 15,000 Jobs via Lagos Agripreneurship programme (LAP) 2020 / 2021

Candidates are to obtain application forms free of charge at the

  • Agricultural Training Institute, Araga, Epe; Lagos State Agricultural Development Authority, Oko Oba, Agege

OR

  • Lagos Agricultural Inputs Supply Authority, Odogunyan, Ikorodu; Coconut House, Mowo, Badagry

OR

  • Ministry of Agriculture Area Office, Ajah, Eti Osa

Application Closing Date

Candidates are expected to collect and submit application forms between November 24 and December 8, 2020.

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