The Management of Total Exploration and Producing Company of Nigeria,
TEPNG say it has train over 800 women in Rivers and Akwa Ibom states
on skill acquisition through its empowerment programme.
According to the company, the training was aimed at repositioning the
women to achieve their quest for gender parity and in commemoration of
this year’s International Women’s Day celebration, tagged; ‘Be Bold
The deputy managing director, Port Harcourt District Total, Mr.
Francois Le Cocq, said the essence of the workshop was for women to be
able to surmount myriad of problems confronting them in the society
and to be able to maintain peace in their respective communities.
Le Cocq disclosed that the company had taken up the vision of
fast-tracking gender parity in the society, noting that women have
vital roles in the development of any society.
“To us in TEPNG we have deliberately decided to align ourselves to
the fast track in gender parity. In the past one year women
development activities have been elevated to heights never seen before
in the company with the dedication of part of our job to women