Federal Government has unveiled a web portal to engage older citizens across the country.
The Director-General, National Senior Citizens Centre, NSCC Emem Omokaro, who made this known in Abuja said the portal is known as the Continuing Engagement Bureau, CEB.
Omokaro said the platform was created to collect data on retired civil servants, and professionals among others in other to link them with agencies of government or organizations that may need their wealth of experience.
She explained that it is especially to sensitise and motivate both the senior citizens, private sector and the public to embrace the opportunities this initiative offers for job creation partnerships and labour market access, the programme essentially targets senior citizens, who are retired professionals.
This will also include experts and practitioners in diverse fields, who still carry the torch and passion for their skills, competencies and net worth to serve their communities.
According to the director-general, the NSCC is particularly excited because the CEB programme is designed to enable senior citizens with diverse fundamental capacities to continue to participate in what they have reason to value.