By Nneka Ikem
Over the years, many Nigerians have been left unemployed as they continue to struggle for survival .
This is not because they are not mentally fit or physically qualified to tie down a job and eke out a living to support themselves and their significant others, but because successive governments have in the past not lived up to their promises of job and wealth creation.
Apart from the monotonous employment routine of the various ministries and parastatals which has turned out to be inadequate in catering for the ever increasing population of Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 35, no serious efforts were made in the past to open up other veritable means for employment opportunities.
These tasks have been left to the private sector while government acted as if all was well. No wonder, many Nigerians have given up to seek greener pasture in other countries.
While battling with the attendant brain drain and an unproductive population, the…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper