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NCDMB to firms: Adopt Nigerdock’s template



NCDMB to firms: Adopt Nigerdock’s template

Forty-nine vocational trainees graduated from EGINA FPSO Project OTJ Training


The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has charged energy services companies in Nigeria to adopt the Nigerdock’s template toward promoting local content and developing the nation’s human capacity.
Executive Secretary of the NCDMB, Engr. Simbi Wabote, said this at the graduation ceremony for 49 vocational trainees on EGINA FPSO Project on the job Training at the Nigerdock facility located at Snake Island Integrated Free Zone (SIIFZ).

He maintained that all companies in the country’s energy space should collaborate with the government by training and getting many Nigerian youths gainfully employed.
Wabote who was represented by Manager, Capacity Development Division, Engr. Iwhiwhu Maurice Kelly, appreciated Nigerdock, Samsung Heavy Industries and TOTAL for further deepening local content and improving Nigeria’s Human Capacity Development through its world class training academy.

Engr. Iwhiwhu also appealed to the graduating trainees to be good ambassadors of the Academy. He commended all the stakeholders for completing the training safely.

Forty-nine vocational trainees who graduated from the Nigerdock Training and Development Academy have, according to the NCDMB boss, have been certified and they are ready to take part in the opportunities created by the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content (NOGIC) Act.

The vocational trainees comprising 47 young men and two ladies are secondary school graduates. They commenced their on-the-job training (OJT) in May 2016 and 24 trainees acquired skills in welding with (international: 6G and 6GR certifications and Nigerdock Certification of Completion -NDCC). Nineteen of them were trained in fitting and six were trained in machining.

Group Corporate Affairs Director, Jagal, Mrs. Joy Okebalama, reaffirmed Nigerdock’s commitment to continuously champion local content development in Nigeria. She also lauded Samsung Heavy Industries Nigeria LTD, TOTAL and NCDMB for supporting the program.

A graduate who trained as a machinist, Sylvanus Unwene, expressed gratitude to Nigerdock, Samsung, TOTAL and the NCDMB for providing the platform to empower young people.

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