By Friday Omosola
Graduates of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA), hame vehemently refute the notion of limited job prospects in the labour market.
After completing their final exams in the university, the students expressed unwavering determination and preparedness for the challenges ahead.
Esther Oguntuase, a Mass Communication graduate, emphasizes her proactive approach to career readiness through volunteering and internships.
She encouraged fellow graduates to focus on acquiring practical skills alongside good grades, emphasizing the importance of real-world experience.
Similarly, Michael Adedapo, an Accounting Department graduate and former department president, shared his experience of venturing into web design to avoid post-graduation uncertainties.
He emphasized the value of skills, citing his own success story of learning web design during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rukayat Fatai outlined her plans to start a business and actively seeks funding, refusing to succumb to the notion of limited job opportunities.
Samuel Owooso, a broadcast sequence graduate, emphasizes the significance of practical knowledge and plans to volunteer for a media organization to enrich his experience.
Joseph Oye Oreoluwa, a Mass Communication graduate specializing in Public Relations and Advertisement (PRAD), highlighted his involvement in ghostwriting, context creation, and minor advertising projects.
He expressed confidence in his preparedness to confront challenges and seize opportunities in the labor market.
They collectively asserted that competence and practical skills were the keys to succeeding in the job market.
They urged their peers not to lose hope, emphasizing the importance of continuous personal growth and learning in alignment with their aspirations.
They stand united in their belief that with determination and the right skills, they can overcome the hurdles of the job landscape and achieve their career goals.