FG goes into Partnership to create Jobs for Youths

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The Federal Government in partnership with New Era Communication Limited,says it will create 31, 000 jobs annually to take restive youths off the streets.

images-11   Mrs Josephine Chukwu, who represented Mr Dennis, the project director of Graduate Internship Scheme (GIS), revealed that the intention of the Government is to ensure that youths depend less on white collar jobs that make them sit tight, agitating for resource control without thinking of other options if they don’t get it.

Mr Idris Sodiya who was another facilitator at the training explained that the programme which started 10 years ago has now being revamped to help more youths get off the street and stay away from militancy. He also said that 31, 000 participants out of 41, 000 are exiting the scheme to become self-employed and employers of labour.

This was a three-day workshop tagged: ‘Career development entrepreneurship skills’ organized by the Federal Ministry of Finance in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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