No fewer than 150 youths from the Niger Delta region are to benefit from the 2015 LiveWIRE programme of the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) operated Joint Venture.
This was announced on Monday by the Spokesperson of Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited, Bamidele Olugbenga Odugbesan in a press statement made available to P.M. NEWS in Benin, Edo state.
LiveWIRE is a flagship youth enterprise development programme which provides access to training, business development services and start-up capital for all the beneficiaries.
The 2015 beneficiaries will bring the total number of persons who have benefited to over 6000 since the launch of the programme in 2003.
The two-week training slated for the later part of September will be held for the selected youths in Rivers, Delta and Bayelsa states.