Saturday, July 9, 2011

Another 258 set of Niger Delta ex- militants travel abroad for trainings

World Stage
9 July 2011

Lagos (WorldStage Newsonline)-- A total of 258 former Niger Delta militants are traveling this weekend to four different countries (Philippines, South Africa, India and Poland) for training in maritime, crane operations and pipe line wielding, through the post amnesty re-integration programme of the Federal Government.

The breakdown of the delegates are: 21 delegates for Maritime training in Poland, 44 delegates for diving in India, 96 delegates will fly to the Philippines for welding while 97 delegates will jet out to South Africa for welding and crane operations.

This new group brings to 857, youths who have been sent abroad for different programmes, either for skills acquisition or university education.

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