FG Inaugurates Committee To Employ 774,000 Nigerians
FG Inaugurates Committee To Employ 774,000 Nigerians

The Minister of State, Labour and Employment and Supervising Minister of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE  Festus Keyamo has inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Steering Committee in Abuja on the Federal Government’s Special Public Works Program designed to employ 1000 persons from each of the 774 local government areas of the federation.

The committee which is to be chaired by the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment, Mohammed Nasir Ladan Argungu, is to engage 774,000 Nigerians for the Special Public Works, SPW programme.

Under the programme, 1,000 unemployed persons will be selected from each local government area across the 36 states and the FCT for a period of three months; October to December 2020 and would be paid 20,000 naira monthly allowance.

Argungu who explained that the President is targeting ordinary Nigerians,   said he would resign should any political office holder tried to hijack the programme.

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