The International Organisation for Migration in Benin on Wednesday donated work stations and other assorted office items to the Edo State Innovation hub to boost its productivity, the News Agency of Nigeria is reporting.
Edo Innovation hub is an initiative of the state government to provide job opportunities as well as business development for residents through ICT.
Items donated included three office ergonomic chairs, eight four-table work stations, one glass wall board, one 1.5 horse power air condition and one M425 dn printer.
The IOM Project Officer, Wintana Tarekegn, in handing over the items, said she was very excited being in the complex of the innovation hub to donate the items, stressing: “These items will benefit migrants, vulnerable persons, women and other parties in the society.”
In her remarks, the Managing Director of the Edo State Skills Development Agency, Ukinebo Dare, commended IOM and other partners involved in the donation.
Dare said: “I want to appreciate all the partners that have made this possible today.
“This cenre was set up by Governor (Godwin) Obaseki administration to provide young people in Edo with a place of positive expression, exploring their career growth through ICT and achieving their entrepreneurship goals.
“These donations, that we are receiving today from IOM, are going to make tangible impact on the lives of Edo youths and we will like to say thank you.”