The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) said it has trained more than 2000 Nigerians for short term and long term training programmes in different fields in Korea.
KOICA Country Directoregional representative, Sook Hyun Park disclosed this in Abuja at the annual Gathering of South Korea International Cooperation Association of Nigeria (SKICAN), the agency’s alumni association.
She said the training was to build human capacity of Nigerians.
“KOICA, Nigeria office in the last ten years has sent out more than 2000 Nigerians for the short term and long term training programmes in the field of education, health, agriculture, finance,” she said.
She added that those trained have returned to Nigeria and are contributing to nation building.
Meanwhile, KOICA in Nigeria has been involved in the development of Nigeria through different projects.
The Korean Government recently handed over the Nigeria-Korea Model School to the Government of FCT which was officially commissioned by the President Muhammadu Buhari.
SKICAN President, Barrister Fidelis Ugbo, revealed that the event was organised to bring together all individuals who had benefitted from the training programmes sponsored by the Republic of Korea through KOICA.