Dr. Banigo disclosed this at a Pre Project Execution and Introductory Meeting with Total E & P Nigeria Limited at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
The Deputy Governor said the project would add value to a lot of young women in the area by giving them the opportunity to acquire skills.
“Our women are very willing to develop themselves and ready to participate economically within the society. They have so much to give if they are properly directed and put in the right environment” Dr. Banigo stressed.
She assured Total E & P that Government would create the enabling environment to ensure the speedy actualization of the project and thanked the Company for undertaking the Project.
Also speaking the Chairman of Asari Toru Local Government Area, Odeari Princewill who said the traditional rulers and the entire people of the area are pleased with the project, expressed willingness of the Council to provide more land for expansion of the project, noting that Council would take full responsibility for the security of facilities.
In his remarks the Public Relations Manager, Total E & P Roland Godwill who said the meeting was at the instance of the Deputy Governor disclosed that the Deputy Governor Dr. Mrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo facilitated the location of the Women Skills Development Centre in Buguma.