The Presidential Amnesty Programme has successfully trained in different vocational skills and is set to graduate no fewer than 137 persons.
Naija News reports that Murphy Ganagana, Media Assistant to the Programme’s Coordinator, Prof. Charles Dokubo disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Sunday.
Ganagana said that the beneficiaries were trained in leather works, ICT, fashion making, welding and fabrication.
He said that beneficiaries were chosen from across the Niger Delta region.
According to him, the training is a part of the Programme’s empowerment package for youths in the Niger Delta region.
“This unit liaises with government agencies, private and public sectors to generate employment opportunities for the beneficiaries.
“Apart from serving as a vehicle to maintain peace and security in the region, we also have the mandate to train and empower the people,” he said.
Ganagana said that the graduation ceremony is scheduled to hold on Monday and would be attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and governors of States in the region.