The federal government of Nigeria have revealed plans to create 3 million jobs in the private sector over the next five years. The master plan is set to create over 1.2 million jobs in the first quarter of 2016. The plan was made known by the Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osibanjo.
He gave the hint yesterday in the state house while receiving the implementation report jointly made by the Job Creation Unit of the Presidency and the Nigerian Economic Summit Group, NESG on job creation and youth employment in the country.
He added that the NESG “have had the opportunity to review the Strategic Framework & Implementation Plan for Job Creation developed by the JCU, with the support of Dahlberg, and understand the urgency in addressing unemployment in Nigeria,” and urged the federal government to address the sectoral constraints of job creation particularly in the four selected sectors of Technology, Wholesale & Retail, Construction and Agro-allied businesses.