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Amnesty: 300 beneficiaries poised to boost nation’s economy – KuKu

By Daniel Eteghe

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Chairman, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Mr.  Kingsley Kuku, has said that the 300 beneficiaries of the  Presidential Amnesty post-training and entrepreneurship programme were expected to contribute to the nation’s economic growth especially in the Niger Delta area.

Speaking at their graduation in Lagos, weekend, Kuku said the pilot scheme was for the first batch of beneficiaries, who had completed their training in different vocational skills during the amnesty programme.

Kuku,  represented by his Technical Assistant on Reintegration, Mr. Larry Pepple, explained that the scheme was designed to equip and prepare beneficiaries to become self-reliant and employers of labour in their vocational skills.


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