LAUTECH Student Benefits from STEP Agribusiness Training

Ms. Rukayat Opeyemi (L), learning how to produce tidbits from one of the STEP students trained at Fasola Grammar School

A 400-level student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso; Ms. Rukayat Opeyemi, has become the first student of a higher institution to benefit from the student-in-agribusiness training program of the Start Them Early Program (STEP).

Ms. Opeyemi showcasing the cassava snacks she and STEP students made

During her interaction with STEP students in Fasola Grammar School, she was amazed by the confidence the students exhibited while discussing the value chains of agriculture. She received training on food processing, as well as the making of cassava doughnuts and tidbits. The undergraduate said she wished to add the new knowledge on value addition to her academic discipline, and leverage on both after graduation.

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