The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has discovered that the Exclusive General public Works Programme which would engage 774,000 unemployed Nigerians will lastly kick off nationwide on Tuesday right after a number of postponements.
He stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the graduation of the initiative.
Keyamo created this identified in a tweet by way of his Twitter deal with on Sunday night time.
His tweet browse:
“President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the just take off of the Particular General public Operates Programme (partaking 774,000 unemployed itinerant Nigerians) to start out nationwide on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. All NDE condition buildings are already in best equipment for the take-off ceremonies.”
Recall that the programme developed to make use of 1,000 Nigerians from each individual of the 774 Nearby Govt Spots in Nigeria was to begin with scheduled for start on Oct 1, 2020.
The programme ran into delays soon after the energy engage in among Keyamo and the Director-General, National Directorate of Work, Dr Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu, who was sacked very last December.
Every person of the 774,000 workers will get N20,000 month-to-month for a few months length of the job.