NDDC Initiates Plan For Job Creation In Oil Producing Region


By Precious Akutamadu

The Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Dr Samuel Ogbuku has said that the commission was working towards creating job opportunities for youths in the region.

Ogbuku said this while addressing the Chairman of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) and Convener of Niger Delta Young Professionals, Moses Siasia and members of his team, during a meeting in his office in Port Harcourt.

He said that the commission had been repositioned to bring about the much needed growth and development to inspire hope in the region.

“The NDDC is now largely focusing on sustainable partnerships in manpower and infrastructural development, with a short, medium and long term plan,” he said.

Ogbuku said that the commission had floated an initiative tagged, ‘Project Hope’, as part of its strategic arrangement to create job opportunities for young people in the Niger Delta.

He explained that Project Hope would focus on agriculture and…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria