The Federal Government of Nigeria is finally taking steps to fulfil its promise of providing jobs for unemployed Nigerians. The government launched a ‘job creation scheme’ and created an internal portal, npower.gov.ng through which unemployed graduates can apply for jobs.
Mr Akande Laolu, the Senior Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity said the portal will go live on Saturday, 11th of June, 2016 and applications will be received from Sunday, 12th of June, 2016. He further stated that, ‘Unemployed Nigerians selected and trained will play teaching, instructional and advisory roles in primary and secondary schools’. It should also be noted that they workers will receive computers containing necessary information in relation to their roles in addition to a salary of 23,000NGN monthly.