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The program is a 13 weeks entrepreneurship and employability program for final year students in Lagos State Tertiary institution

SA to the Governor on Education, Mr Obafela Bank-Olemoh
On  the 12th of June 2017, the government of Lagos State under the administration of Governor.

Akinwumi Ambode kick started the Ready, Set, Work program for the year at the University's Main Auditorium, Lagos State University, Ojo Campus with a Sensitization/Briefing programme.

The program is a 13 weeks entrepreneurship and employability program for final year students in Lagos State Tertiary institution and has its maiden edition in 2016.

It is coordinated and organized by the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh and his team for institutions in Lagos State. It takes place in 6 schools across the State with over 12,000 students gaining directly and indirectly from the initiative through the 'RSW Online Academy'



The Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Professor Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun opened the program with a Welcome speech giving appreciations to the special adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh on his dedication and commitment to activities of the Lagos State University. He also went on to appreciate many other dignitaries present at the Sensitization event.

The previous year's  Ready Set Work(RSW) program which lasted for 13 weeks was said to be a benchmark for the initiative with video tapings of the entire event's process been projected to everyone in the auditorium, providing hints on what to expect for the next 12 weeks of the initiative.


According to Mr. Obafela Ban-Olemoh, the beneficiaries of RSW were 150 students as at last  year but provisions for this year is 500 students, and there would be three centres this year, which are LASU, UNILAG, and LASPOTECH with UNILAG having her first edition this year.


He further stated that the RSW experience is made available only in Lagos State amidst other states in the country, and the Online Academy is provided for students in their penultimate year.


The event was brought to a close at about 1:00PM after a Q & A session was entertained from students present at the program and answered by the SA to the Governor followed by a Vote of Thanks from the Registrar, Mr. Akinwunmi Oladapo Lewis of the University.

Odusanya Raphael Mayokun
Student Journalist, LASU, School of Communication.

You can click on the audio files below to listen to Students of the Lagos State University on their relative thoughts on the initiative.


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