Keyamo: Politicians attempting to hijack 774,000 jobs

Keyamo: Politicians attempting to hijack 774,000 jobs

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has insisted he won’t give in to the series of blackmails and pressure by some politicians seeking to determine who gets allotted the 774,000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The 774,000 approved jobs comes under the special public works programme of National Directorate of Employment (NDE), specifically targeting unskilled persons in the rural areas.

Speaking at the official inauguration of the states selection committee of the extended special public works programme on yesterday in Abuja, Keyamo maintained that majority of the jobs must be allotted to ordinary Nigerians, who were in need of them.

Read the full story in New Telegraph

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