Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 2024/2025 | How to Apply Today

Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme 2024: This is to let you know that the Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund has started accepting applications for its skill acquisition program in Lagos for 2024. Learn more about the Empowerment Program for Youth in Lagos State.

This initiative was created by the Lagos State Employment Training Program in conjunction with the United States African Development Program (USADP) to equip 3000 citizens of Lagos State with a variety of industrial skills in Nigeria.

This yearly Lagos State entrepreneurship program is a 4–12-week vocational training course that would give Lagos State youths the skills they need in fields including construction, the arts, and technology.

Lagos Launches Programs for Youth Empowerment to Combat Unemployment

The Lagos State government has started a youth empowerment program that is aimed at college students in their final year and those in their penultimate classes.

The initiative is aimed at 8,000 business owners. Currently, 8,000 penultimate and final year students from all the state’s higher education institutions are participating in a program sponsored by the state government called Jobs Initiative Lagos (JIL) that teaches entrepreneurial and employment skills.

Mr. Governor has created this excellent JIL program to up-skill our students in the penultimate and final year classes and equip them with all necessary skills that will make them not only employable and highly competitive in the global market, but also make their services remain relevant and essential for national economic growth in the 21st-Century global digital economy.

“We have also developed an all-encompassing entrepreneurship program that will teach participants how to start and manage a profitable new business of their own with a thorough understanding of business development strategies and risk factors that will help them stabilize in globally competitive markets,” Wahab said.

What is the Duration for the empowerment Programme in Lagos State?

The Lagos State Youths Entrepreneurship and Vocational Training Program would run from 4 to 12 weeks in 2024.

Eligibility for a successful Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme

Check the following requirements to increase your chances of success with your application:

  • Applicants must be Lagos residents with a minimum educational qualification of JSSCE.
  • Applicants must be in possession of a Lagos State Resident Registration Agency ID (LASRRA ID).
  • Candidates must be between the ages of 18 and 35.

Courses offered through the Lagos State Free Vocational Training Program

As a Lagos resident, you can enroll in any of the following courses to get various industrial skills:


  • Electricals
  • Site supervision
  • Interior design
  • 2D/3D design
  • Refrigerator and Air conditioning

Creative sector

  • Fashion design
  • Hair dressing
  • Interior dressing

Digital skills

  • Virtualization
  • Cloud computing
  • Software engineering
  • Cybersecurity

How to Successfully Apply for the Lagos State Empowerment Programme 2024

To successfully apply for the Lagos State Skill Acquisition Programme, you must do the following:

  • To apply, go to the Lagos State Empowerment Trust Fund’s official website at and select your selected course sector.
  • Submit all required documentation.

That is the Lagos State Youth Empowerment Programme in a nutshell. If you have any queries, please leave them in the comments area below.