PHRC moves to reduce incidents of youth restiveness

PORT HARCOURT – Port Harcourt Refining Company, PHRC, has engaged a total of 60 youths from Eleme and Okrika for its first Youth Empowerment and Skill Acquisition Programme, YESAP.

Acting Executive Director Services, of the firm, Sir Ralph Ugwu said the training programme was part of effort on the part of the firm to productively engage youths in the area, adding that it would help reduce security challenges.

He said the youths would be trained on welding and fabrication, carpentry and woodwork, plumbing and pipe fitting, plaster of Paris POP, fashion design, GSM repairs, catering, poultry, fisheries etc.

Continuing, Sir Ugwu said the company saw the need to build capacity among youths in its area of operations, stressing that the move would also promote peace and security for its operations.

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