FG to generate 20m jobs


By Victoria Ojeme

ABUJA- Federal Government says it will generate about 20 million jobs from four key sectors of the Nigerian economy.

Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah who disclosed this at a stakeholders meeting on strategies for job creation by the federal government, organized by Industrial Training Fund ITF yesterday in Abuja, noted that it further strengthened the drive to curtail the country’s rising unemployment by creating jobs and providing employable skills for the teeming youths, through the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).

Enelamah who was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Edet Sunday said his ministry had already charged the fund to come up with revolutionary multi-faceted job wealth creation strategies that would lead to a lasting solution to the hydra-headed problem of unemployment in the country.

According to him, “In order to sustain and…

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