The President of Belema Petroleum, Mr Jack-rich Tiens says the company has engaged more than 3000 personnel in its direct employment drive while about 36000 skilled and unskilled labour were also created.
Mr Tiens who disclosed this when he played host to America Consul General in Nigeria, Mr John Bray’s at the company’s corporate headquarters in Port Harcourt said over 100 graduates are currently under going training in different technical and engineering fields.
He said that the company has employed about 36000 monitoring patrol guards as well as skilled and unskilled artisans, who he said, earned their daily income from the company.
He said, “The company’s cooperation and partnership with host communities has guaranteed economic activities, creates jobs, empowers our host communities, ensuring peace and stability within the Niger Delta.”
He said that the company through its partnership drive has created more jobs by encouraging technical and non-technical companies to grow their local competencies and capacities.
Mr Bray’s in his response said that America would encourage its investors to partner with the company in job creation and business development.