N1bn to be injected into Ekiti economy quarterly ― Govt


The Chief of Staff to Governor Kayode Fayemi and Chairman, Ekiti State Selection Committee on Special Public Works (SPW), Mr Biodun Omoleye, has said a total of N1 billion will be injected into the state’s economy quarterly when the 774000 special jobs begin.

He said no fewer than 16,000 Ekiti indigenes will benefit from the government’s project targeted at employing youths across the 774 local governments in the country.

He stated this at the inauguration of Ekiti State selection Committee on the Extended Special Public Works programme in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital on Monday.

Omoleye, who maintained that the objective of the programme was to tackle poverty and criminality among…

Source: Nigerian Tribune