Recently, Total Nigeria Plc embarked on training indigenes of Kaduna and Koko, Delta State. A total number of 47 candidates were interviewed for eligibility into Total Nigeria Plc’s Skills Acquisition Program. The program eligibility criteria include that the candidates must be youths and indigenes of the host communities. They must 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 constituted 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 etc.
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 program: Ruth Aduwenye, Ololo Oritsegbegbemi, Beatrice Bemigho, Bojor Bemigho and Joseph Bathuel. Another 5 candidates were selected for the 2017 program: Ogunwo Endurance, Henrietta Ede, Glory Nesiama, Nanna Appearance and Azuka Enebeli.