AKS: 1000 VACANTS TO BE FILLED AT COCONUT REFINERY
About 1000 job opportunities are to be filled up at Akwa Ibom coconut oil factory as it is close to completion
This was disclosed recently when the State Information management team visited the Coconut Refinery as well as plantation in Mkpat Enin LGA.
The contractor in charge of the project, VKS Nigeria Construction Limited said that the factory has a projected capacity of processing one million coconuts a day and will engage not less than 1000 workers who will be divided into three shifts.
The project which was initially scheduled to be commissioned on May 2020, was slowed down due to the global coronavirus pandemic.
Some of the equipment needed to kick start operation are already available at site while expatriates who would constitute the workforce are expected soon into he State.
The project which was flagged off three years ago during the first term of Governor Udom Emmanuel, will soon be breathe into existence to further strengthened the industrialization policy of the present administration.