Employment Clinic and the University of Lagos are scheduled to host an event for the presentation of Blue Industry Career Insights, an interactive session with the students of University of Lagos and the entire University Community.

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The event is designed to expose Nigerian youths, especially the students of University of Lagos, to the employment and job creation opportunities that abound in Nigeria’s marine and blue economy.

The event, which will be declared open by the Hon. Minister of Marine and Blue Economy, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola, is scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 11, 2024, by 10am, at Tayo Aderinokun Hall, University of Lagos.

The host is the Vice Chancellor of the University, Professor Folasade Ogunsola, OON, FAS and the Convener is Employment Clinic, led by Princess Ronke Kosoko.

According to the organisers, the Minister for Marine and Blue Economy will be engaging the university management led by its Vice-Chancellor on the Institute of Maritime Studies and other key issues, while also interacting with the students on the potentials of the nation’s marine and blue economy and how to position themselves in the emerging landscape as employable citizens and future leaders.

Other notable speakers are Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Mr Bola Oyebamiji; Chief Executive Officer, Maritime Innovations Hub, Princess Ronke Kosoko; Co-Founder/Managing Director of Trucks Transit Parks (TTP), Mr Jama Onwubuariri, among others.

According to Kosoko, the event will further bridge the gap and expose participating students to the abundant opportunities, investments and jobs emerging in the new marine and blue economy ecosystem.