Groups demand 50% of NNPC vacancies for PTI graduates


NNPC recruitment: Groups demand 50% vacancies for PTI graduates

The African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) and the National Association of Polytechnic Students (NAPS) have called for the reservation of 50 per cent of vacancies in the ongoing Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation(NNPC) recruitment for graduates of Petroleum Training Institute(PTI), Effurun, Delta State.

ASESI’s Executive Director, Mr Chinonso Obasi, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said PTI had over the years produced thousands of graduates with high leveled skills in the oil and gas sector.

Obasi said that concerns had been raised that a lot of non-oil agencies found it hard to employ this graduates as they were assumed to be specially trained for the oil and gas sector leaving the graduates of PTI jobless upon graduation.

“In-line with the recent vacancies as advertised by NNPC, ASESI has made a special request that 50 per cent of these vacancies be reserved for the PTI…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria