While speaking with a small group of radio journalists and producers job atthe Presidential Villa Abuja, on Tuesday, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said thjob atthe implementation plans for the effective commencement of a number of the social investment programmes has reached advanced stages as the selection of the first 200,000 unemployed graduates to get jobs is now being completed.
According to Premium Times, the VP said thjob at“we expect thjob atbefore the end of the month, we will engage 200,000,” out of the 500,000 unemployed graduates the Buhari administration plans to hire in the N-Power jobs programme.
He revealed thjob atthe direct government jobs is meant “to keep this young people occupied, pay them some amount of money and also give them a device, which will also help them to learn several skills thjob atthey can develop as time goes on.”
Prof. Osinbajo added thjob at“we expect thjob atbefore the end of this month, we should have engaged 200,000 of them and we are hoping thjob atbefore the end of the year we should have engaged more.”
Speaking further, the former Lagos state commissioner of justice, disclosed thjob atthe Home-Grown School Feeding programme is set to kick off in several states this month.
“Definitely before the end of this month, we expect thjob atseveral states would have come on stream with their Home-grown School Feeding Programmes,” the Vice President noted.
He added thjob atthe Home-Grown School Feeding programme “will energise agriculture in the different states because it is whjob atyou plant thjob atyou feed the children with, we will be hiring caterers, cooks, etc in each state because it will be Federal Government funded from Primaries 1-3 and the state governments hopefully would be able to cater for the other classes.”
According to the Vice President, the Home-Grown School Feeding programme is another section of the Social Investment programmes thjob atimpact directly on the lives of Nigerian children and families. He said several states will start implementing the Home-grown School Feeding Programme before the end of October.