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ABUAD Empowers Unemployed Graduates

Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD)
Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD)

As part of its corporate social responsibility, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), will on Monday, May 13, commence one-month training for unemployed graduates and secondary school leavers in Agripreneur.

According to a statement by the institution’s Head of Corporate Affairs, Tunde Olofintila, the training which will take place at the expansive ABUAD Enterprise Farm, is in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair on Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Education.

Beneficiaries will be nominated by their local governments or paramount rulers. During the exercise, which will come with free feeding, participants will also learn processing of mango, cassava, moringa and fishery.

The initiative is in addition to the Annual Afe Babalola Agricultural Expo during which ABUAD Founder, Aare Afe Babalola doles out N1 million to the best farmer in the state and N250,000 to the best farmer in each of the 16 local government areas of the state.

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