Politicians blackmailing me on 774,000 jobs, says Keyamo

Politicians blackmailing me on 774,000 jobs, says Keyamo

News | Jun 30, 2020 07:05am | FORUM 234 Connect |


The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has said some politicians are blackmailing and pressurising him to enable them determine those to be allotted the 774,000 jobs President Muhammadu Buhari approved recently.

The 774,000 jobs are within a special public works programme (SPWP) targeted at recruiting 1,000 persons in each of the 774 local government areas to be implemented by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

The programme, which is targeted at creating jobs for unskilled persons in rural areas, will last three months (October to December).


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