Lagos State Government (LASG) has commenced plans to conduct a digital training for artisans in the state thereby creating a platform for their online marketing.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, during the distribution of relief packages to Lagos State Council for Tradesman and Artisans (LASCOTA), yesterday, 6th October 2020, at Ikeja.
The Commissioner, while addressing the representatives of the sector stated that the State Government recognize the sector as very important to the actualization of T.H.E.M.E.S developmental agenda, noting that the distribution of the relief packages and the adoption of training and creating digital platform for the artisans to improve their businesses becomes imperative.
“This is part of the many initiatives that the Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration is extending to the informal sector, because the group is vital in the drive to achieve the Greater Lagos dream for everyone. Mr. Governor is very particular about this sector.” She said.
She therefore added that the efforts of small businesses and artisans in moving past their geographic constraints to seek patronage for their services is recognized by the state government, hence, LASG is ready to help the sector to adapt to the digital age.