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Finally Federal Government Reveals When 774000 Jobs Will Kick Off

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Finally Federal Government Reveals When 774000 Jobs Will Kick Off

Finally Federal Government Reveals When 774000 Jobs Will Kick Off

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo,  has revealed that the Special Public Works Programme which would engage 774,000 unemployed Nigerians will finally kick off nationwide on Tuesday after several postponements.

He said that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the commencement of the initiative.

Keyamo made this known in a tweet via his Twitter handle on Sunday night.

His tweet read:

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“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the of the Special Public Works Programme (engaging 774,000 unemployed itinerant Nigerians) to begin nationwide on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. All NDE state structures are already in top gear for the take-off ceremonies.”

Finally Federal Government Reveals When 774000 Jobs Will Kick Off

Recall that the programme designed to employ 1,000 Nigerians from each of the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria was initially scheduled for launch on October 1, 2020.

The programme ran into delays after the power play between Keyamo and the Director-, National Directorate of Employment, Dr Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu, who was sacked last December.

Everyone of the 774,000 workers will get N20,000 for three months duration of the job.

 

The post Finally Federal Government Reveals When 774000 Jobs Will Kick Off appeared first on Within Nigeria.

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