Shell disburses N56m grant to support young entrepreneurs.


Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) has disclosed the disbursement of N56 million grants to 140 youths under the Shell LiveWIRE Nigeria entrepreneurial training.

The youths, who were selected from eight states including Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross Rivers, Delta, Edo, Imo, and Rivers state were provided with business and financial support to help them establish small and medium scale businesses. Speaking during the graduation of the youths from the LiveWIRE programme, the General Manager External Relations of SDPC, Igo Weli, who was represented by SDPC Manager for Social Performance and Social Investment, Gloria Udoh said since its launch, it has had about 7,212 beneficiaries.

Author: Austine