The Kwara State Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi has again charged Artisans to use the invent of new technology to advance their trade.
Mr Alabi gave the charge today in ilorin when he received Executive members of the State Artisans Congress in his office.
The Deputy Governor called on them to embrace new technology and use it positively to improve their service and the society.
He urged to be innovative and dynamic to woo customers.
Mr Alabi noted that the future of the Nation rests with the Artisans who are professionals and ready to offer services for mankind.
The Deputy Governor advised Nigerians to learn crafts and trade along with education to make them self reliance and employers of labour.
The State Chairman of the Congress, Alhaji Saad Alawaiye pledged their support to the government to succeed in the task of developing the State.
Alhaji Alawaiye said the Congress comprises 87 Associations and called for government support, patronage and assistance.
The Chairman noted that the Congress had been collaborating with the State Internal Revenue Service in ensuring that
members as usual pay their taxes as part of efforts to improve the revenue base of the State.