The General Director, Netherlands Institute of International Relations
Monika Sie Dhian Ho disclosed this during a visit to the Chairman/CEO
Nigerians in Diaspora Commission,(NIDCOM),Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa on Thursday in Abuja.
The General Director, said the initiative will encourage young graduates from Nigeria to upscale their skills in ICT and Agriculture while in Netherlands and return home to impact on the country to create jobs and reduce poverty.
Monika Sie Dhian Ho maintained that with the renewed friendship and verve demonstrated by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission led by Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the initiative was sure way to attract the attention of the European Union for strategic engagement.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, welcomed the Mobility Scheme for young adults (graduates) to sharpen their skills and competences in ICT and Agriculture.
The NIDCOM Chairman stressed on the need to make labour migration
regular and legal there by reducing the dangers of irregular migrants
losing their lives in the desert and the Mediterranean.
Dabiri-Erewa assured the Netherlands that Nigerians in Diaspora Commission will be working with it to involve Nigerian Community in the Netherlands to tap into the opportunity provided by the Institute.
The Netherlands delegation and the Management of NIDCOM are in good
stead to ensure the Mobility Scheme strengthen bilateral ties between
Nigeria and The Netherlands, opens new opportunities, friendship and
people to people contacts.