The Lagos State Ministry of Education kicked off the third edition of the ReadySetWork training programme with the launch of the ReadySetWork Faculty at a press conference on Thursday February 22, 2018
Speaking at the event, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, affirmed the unwavering commitment of the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to ReadySetWork.
In his address, he explained the importance of the launch event. In his words, “What we are doing here is the official launch of The ReadySetWork Faculty, we are building the largest volunteer faculty in Nigeria. Since the inception of the programme, we have engaged volunteers, who are professionals from various sectors of the economy to train and mentor the students in the 13-week training programme. Last year, we engaged over 118 professionals who committed their time, resources and expertise to impact the lives of the students. With a target of training 5,000 students in 2018, we need to scale up the faculty pool.”