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‘With right training Nigerian graduates can break new grounds’



Group Managing Director of Poise Nigeria, Mrs. Ukinebo Dare, has disclosed that Nigerian graduates have the capability to break new ground if properly trained and equipped with the right skills.

Dare in an interaction with journalists recently said through the organisation’s transformational curriculum called Poise Graduate Finishing Academy (PGFA), she has seen the benefits of good training to an individual. She said so far the academy has equipped over 33,000 Nigerian graduates with employability skills.

The academy she said, through its unique programmes and contents offers Nigerian graduates a head start and expose them to what is obtainable in a 21st century work environment.

According to her, “students who have passed through the school have been able to unlock the secret formula to winning the hearts and minds of employers with most of them taking over the job market.”

She said that the school is currently “improving the Nation’s GDP” one individual at a time by refining and developing knowledge, attitude, skills and experiences to position graduates for a successful career.

She said, “So far, PGFA has trained over 33,000 graduates in Nigeria with employability skills like business canvas and plan writing, self-awareness, business communication and etiquette and so on. The trainees are also exposed to digital skills, IT skills which improves their communication skills in listening, writing or oral. The skills acquired have connected 528 graduates to jobs in the private sector.”

At a recently organised job fair for the passing out graduates, she disclosed that employers were delighted at the level of quality and preparedness of the participants.

For the Managing Director of the academy, Mr. Asher Adeniyi, the platform is set out to empower young people with skills and values that will enable them make lasting contributions in every sphere of life.

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