by crossriverwatch admin
The Bridge Leadership Foundation (TBLF)- a non-profit leadership and mentoring foundation established by Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State has graduated eighty trainees under its annual Graduate Employability Training (GET).
The annual graduation according to the organizers is committed to building generations of young people educated to become compassionate, entrepreneurial and engaged citizens living in Cross River State who are empowered to take responsibility for their own lives and for making a difference in the world.
Speaking during the closing ceremony at Monty Suite Calabar, the Executive Secretary of the Foundation, Mrs. Ini Onuk said “As part of our vision to raise a community of inspired, equipped and influential young leaders who will lead themselves and others, the Foundation is pleased to organize the 4th batch of the Bridge Leadership Foundation’s Graduate Employability Training Program with high hope that the participants thinking will never be the same again”.
According to Onuk, the GET program which was a five days change of mindset training aimed at providing a practical learning model for young people to gain skills, knowledge and technical support from different speakers from diverse fields who taught them on how to kick start and foster their careers and businesses.
Some of the participants at the event including Antai Cobham said the program was a life changing one that will be put to use immediately.
Speakers at the event include Lanre Philips, Ewa Jesu and The MD of Diamond Bank, Alex Otti who was represented by three senior members of staff of the bank from Lagos.
The participants were presented certificates while they in turn presented an artistic painting of the founder of the Foundation, Senator Liyel Imoke, in appreciation to him for providing the platform for them.
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