Over 700 students in Lagos and Ogun states have indicated interest in attending the two-day career mentoring and life skill seminar put together by nongovernmental organisation, Pyramid Educational Advancement Foundation.
The seminar tagged, PEA Academy, which is geared towards equipping senior secondary school students with information and experiences that will help them in making positive academic, career and life choices, is scheduled to hold on August 1st & 2nd, 2018 at Alinco Event Palace, Ijaiye, Alagbado, Lagos.
Some of the topics that will be treated during the life skill training will include; Identity, Peer Pressure & Making Choices; Goal Setting; Personal Grooming & Etiquette.
The career mentoring/ modelling seminar will be geared towards exposing the students to various career options as well as what they need to know and do to thrive in their career of interest.
Some of the confirmed career-mentors include Oluseun Onigbinde of Budgit; Aderonke Eko-Aderinoye of Agrihub; Bunmi Oniyilo of LUBUNMITHESHOOMEYKER and Tola Odeyemi, the Senior Special Assistant to Lagos state governor on Public Utilities.
Confirmed guest speakers at the event include Dr. Jumoke Oduwole, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Trade, Industry & Investment; Obafela Bank-Olemoh, Special Adviser to Lagos state governor on Education; Mr. Ganiyu Musa, GMD/CEO of Cornerstone Insurance Plc. and Mrs. Enitan Solarin, MD YOA Insurance Brokers Ltd.
The students participating in the seminar come from 60 schools in Alimosho, Ifako-Ijaiye & Agege local government areas of Lagos state and Ado-Odo/Ota Local government of Ogun state.