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Oil Spillage: Why we’re training indigenous professionals — NDDC boss

Oil spill spreading21 July 2014, Lagos – The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has commenced the training of 135  youths on oil spillage management in order to  get  home-grown professionals involved in efforts towards addressing the  effects of oil spillage in the Niger Delta region.

The Managing Director of NDDC, Bassey Dan-Abia, who was represented by his Special Assistant on Youth, Sports, Culture, Conflict Resolution and Women Affairs, George Turnah, while flagging off the workshop, disclosed that the training was necessitated by the  need for home-grown professionals who can get involved in the process of rescuing the region from environmental degradation.

Furthermore, the NDDC boss noted that the training which is the first in the series of Oil Spillage Management Training has a total of 135 trainees drawn from the 9 member states that make up the NDDC, would provide strategic support, advice and specialised skills to the participants.

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