By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday, inaugurated the board of the Employment Trust Fund, ETF, with a call to all qualified residents, especially young entrepreneurs and artisans to take advantage of the initiative,

The Chairman of the ETF is Mrs. Ifueko Omoigui-Okauru, while the members are; Engr. Dele Martins, Mrs. Bilikis Adebiyi-Abiola, Mr. Otto Orondam, Mrs. Olufunmi Olatunde Daudu, Mr. Tunde Bank-Anthony, Mr. Michael Popoola Ajayi, Mr. Tunde Durosinmi-Etti and Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi. Mr. Akintunde Oyebode is to serve as the Executive Secretary of the Fund.

Speaking at the ceremony at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, Ambode stressed that the establishment of the Fund marked a turning point in the responsiveness of government to the yearnings of the youth and unemployed people.

The governor also inaugurated the Chairman and members of the State Civil Service Commission, with the urged to discharge their duties with diligence and integrity.

The State Civil Service Commission is chaired by Mrs. Taiwo Adeyinka Oyemade, while the members are Mr. Satar Arilesere, Mr. Wasiu Odeyemi, Engr. Oladimeji Oshinowo and Pastor Israel Alagbe.

In his response, Omoigui-Okauru commended the governor for the opportunity to serve the people, and assured that she would work hard with members of the board not only to fulfill the governor’s campaign promises, but would bring hope to the teeming youths of the state.


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