| UNMIL Graduates 28 Students In Computer Training Course|
|Published on August 04, 2010||Email To Friend Print Version
The Nigerian Contingent, Nabtt 23, serving in the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) has graduated 28 students in an intensive computer training course at its sector headquarters in Sinkor.
The graduate consisting of both Liberians and Nigerian UNMIL Solders underwent six weeks training in courses including induction to Microsoft, Microsoft Excel, and Power Point, among others.
In his graduation massage, the Commanding Officer of Nabtt 23 Joseph Ogbonna said the course was designed to provide computer knowledge to Liberian, especially those in Montserrado County. He added that the course is the peacekeepers’ way of identifying and building the capacities of Liberians who have been affected by a period of civil unrest.
The Commanding Officer added that the training is to further sharpen the skills of the graduates to enable them cope with the age of global technology and create job opportunity for them to earn money for their families.
Commander Ogbonna however promised to engage the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to assist the graduates with computers to further enhance the skills they have enquired.
For her part, the Superintendent of Montserrado County Madam Grace Kpan described the training as great opportunity for the graduates and said it will greatly impact their lives.
She thanked the UNMIL Nigerian Contingent for the training and called on the graduates to fine computer to help built what they have learned.
Speaking on behave of the graduates Madam Jane Kollie described the training as a “door open” for the graduate. She thanked the solders for impacting knowledge to them and called on the contingent to continue their gesture towards the people of Liberia.
Among those who graduated were 14 females, nine (9) males and five (5) Nigerian Solders serving in UNMIL. Author’s contact, 2316270297; email: email@example.com.