On October 10 in Kaduna state and October 18 in Koko, Delta state, 47 candidates were interviewed for eligibility into Total Nigeria Plc’s Skills Acquisition Programme.
The programme eligibility criteria entails that the candidates must be youths and indigenes of the host communities.
According to the company, the prospective candidates must also be “less privileged and show enthusiasm to understudy a vocation of their choice and possess abilities to communicate effectively”.
In Kaduna State, the interview panel was comprised of representatives of Total Nigeria Plc: Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr. Albert Mabuyaku, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Mrs. Chinwe Ifechigha, Kaduna Plant Manger, Mr. Daniel Chukwu and Production Planning Engineer Mrs. Hope Nnaji.
The community representatives include the District scribe of Makera Alhaji Yusuf and District Scribe of Kakuri, Alhaji Yero who stand as guarantors for the candidates. 20 candidates were interviewed out of which 10 were selected to train for various vocations of their choice such as tailoring, welding and fabrication, hair dressing, carpentry among others.
In Koko Delta State, the community representatives were members of the Koko Community Management Authority (KCMA), Mr. Solomon Mikie, Mrs. Rose Kpenosen, Mr. Emmanuel Oti, Mr. Samson Edun. 27 candidates were interviewed out of which 5 candidates were selected for the 2016 programme: Ruth Aduwenye, Ololo Oritsegbegbemi, Beatrice Bemigho, Bojor Bemigho and Joseph Bathuel. Another 5 candidates were selected for the 2017 programme: Ogunwo Endurance, Henrietta Ede, Glory Nesiama, Nanna Appearance and Azuka Enebeli.
Photo Caption: The Corporate Affairs Manager Mr. Albert Mabuyaku addressing the interviewees during the Skills Acquisition Programme Selection exercise at Total Blending Plant Kaduna.