See what Keyamo said about 774000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari



The 774,000 jobs approved were part of the effort of the Federal Government to reduce unemployment and comes under the special public works programme of National Directorate of Employment, NDE.

Festus Keyamo The Minister of state, Labour and Employment, vowed not to succumb to alleged blackmails and pressure by some politicians seeking to determine who gets the 774,000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari specifically targeted for unskilled persons.

Majority of the jobs must be allotted to ordinary Nigerians who were in need of them.This was said at the official inauguration of the states selection committee of the programme in Abuja.

Keyamo said that he would not sacrifice his reputation and principles by going beyond the 10 to 15 percent allotted to political officers. Only President Buhari could make him do otherwise.

In the past, it used to be that certain people entrusted with this kind of programmes hand them over entirely to political leaders.

“There has been attempt at blackmailing in this particular programme too to make us also yield into political leaders and we have said no, not while am here except Mr. President stops me. All Nigerians are expected to benefit from this programme.

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