Festus Keyamo, the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, has insisted that the 774,000 jobs are mainly meant for on a regular basis labourers to hold out neighborhood providers.
Keyamo disclosed this in a tweet through his official Twitter deal with on Monday.
His tweet learn: “The 774,000 jobs is mainly for our on a regular basis labourers to hold out neighborhood providers.
“It could not be financially prudent if the Govt had been to spend billions for costly gear for 3-month jobs, then spend tens of millions once more coaching our labourers on the right way to use these gear.”
Keyamo had final week revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the graduation of the Particular Public Works Programme which might have interaction 774,000 unemployed Nigerians.
The programme was designed to make use of 1,000 Nigerians from every of the 774 Native Authorities Areas in Nigeria was initially scheduled for launch on October 1, 2020.
The initiative bumped into delays following the facility play between Keyamo and the Director-Common, Nationwide Directorate of Employment, Dr Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu, who was sacked final 12 months’s December.
Each one of many 774,000 employees will get N20,000 month-to-month for 3 months period of the job.
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