Minister of Converse for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo has posited that the authorities using workers into the federal civil service can’t resolve the mutter of unemployment.
In line with him, the authorities of President Muhammadu Buhari targets extra excessive-yielding approaches to kind out the present alarming unemployment price than factual enrol Nigerians into the civil service.
He mentioned: “I’ve your query assumes that the extra or much less employment accumulate to offer is in civil service. That’s no longer the premise of employment. All across the realm employment, public services employment memoir for decrease than one per cent of employment.
“So, this is able to perhaps moreover be very immediate sighted of us as authorities, very myopic, very, fancy scandalous sport solution to think that we accumulate to take folks out of poverty and produce employment by opening up gaps within the civil service to exhaust folks.
“How many are we going to exhaust for the 33% (unemployment price) that now we accumulate is so excessive.
“The unemployment figures are indefensible. The 33% used to be compounded extra by the COVID scourge, the total world is reeling from the COVID scourge. So, we accumulate to react extra innovatively to offer employment.
“For us, we are working very annoying to ensure we skill up Nigerians. The ability to device on employment is to skill up the populace. That’s the ability out, to support the small, the macro small and medium scale entrepreneurs, reduction their companies, be sure folks are self-employed, skill them up.