Tuesday, 08 September 2009

European Commission micro projects in Niger Delta

European Commission has concluded arrangements to spend a total of € 45.5 million on new micro projects programme in nine states of the Niger Delta region, just as the team and that of the Federal government will visit Rivers State to discuss the implementation of the programme. A statement from the Commission noted that the micro projects programme which is funded by the European Union has its head office in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, adding that the objective of the programme is to accelerate social and economic development as well as assist in resolving the Niger Delta conflicts.

Source: Vanguard