The federal government has said that it will create employment for over 3 million Nigerians starting from 2016.
Prof Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president stated this in Abuja on Wednesday, March 16, when he received the implementation report jointly packaged by the Job Creation Unit of the Presidency and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) on job creation and youth employment in the country.
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Meanwile, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has criticized the recent statement by the Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president that the federal government will create 3 million jobs in 2016.
The lawmaker who expressed displeasure over the illegal employment of some Nigerians into key position in the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) charged the federal government on the need for accountability.
First the President said only kids of those who can afford it should school abroad, now CBN employs their kids.Is Nigeria only for the rich?
— Ben Murray-Bruce (@benmurraybruce) March 17, 2016
An online news platform, SaharaReporters, revealed that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) unlawfully hired a daughter of former vice president Atiku Abubakar, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari and many others relatives of top officials. The leaked document shows a list of at least 91 people tied to powerful or highly placed Nigerians, who were recently proposed appointments.
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