Lagos state employability support



The LSETF Employability Support Project, is being implemented to help tackle the unemployment scourge among the youths by helping them gain requisite knowledge and skill through vocational trainings and subsequently helping them get job placements. It aims to train 10,000 young people to gain skills in six sectors namely – Manufacturing, Hospitality, Entertainment, Construction, Health and Garment Making that will help place successful trainees in jobs after completion of training.

Project Goal

The overall goal of this project is to increase the pool of skilled manpower in order to alleviate the acute shortages of employable labour which has forced several private sector companies in Lagos State to rely on neighbouring countries for artisans and craftsmen. 



Project start date:

April 2017

Estimated end date:

December 2019

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Nigeria

    Implementing partner:

    Lagos State Employm Trust Fund

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • Lagos State Government
  • Benue State Governement
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

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