Abuja - The Presidential Amnesty Programme Coordinator, Paul
Boroh has disclosed that five-hundred ex-militant youths from the Niger Delta
will be trained in various agro-based skills, Vanguard reported.
This was announced during a graduation ceremony of
ex-militants trainee' pilot scheme in Bayelsa State.
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According to Boroh, some of the militants will sent to the
Songhai Farms in Delta State where they will be trained in various agricultural
It has been stressed that President Muhammadu Buhari's led
administration resolves to diversify the economy from oil and gas dependence.
Reliance from agriculture to over reliance on oil income has
had a tremendous impact on agriculture.
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- News 24