Yaba College of Technology (Yabatech) and Okunore Twins Limited have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will empower the fashion impresarios to benefit from the training offered to fashion students by the institution.
Yabatech Rector, Dr. Margaret KudiratIbiyeye-Ladipo said the coming of the coy has further expanded the horizon of students in entrepreneurial education as students learn from experts outside the classroom thereby enhancing their skills.
“We are signing this MOU towards executing high impact social initiative with the objective of maximising economic, cultural and development opportunities in the Nigerian fashion industry,” she said.
Representatives of Okunore Twins Limited, Mr. Kehinde Okun ore expressed appreciation for the strategic alliance with the cradle of higher education in Nigeria. He promised that the fashion unit of the College would be a spectacle very soon.
The Dean, School of Arts, Design and Printing, Dr. Kunle Adeyemi lauded the initiative saying it would give staff and students the much anticipated lift. “We need it, and I trust it will add value to our training potentials. It is sure a new day for fashion in Yabatech”.