16 December 2012

Nigeria: FG to Inaugurate Presidential Committee On Job Creation

The Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation Initiatives, Ms. Josephine Washma, has said that the Federal Government approved the setting up a Presidential Committee on job creation to drive various employment generation initiatives being implemented by the administration.

Washma who spoke to THISDAY at the End of Year dinner party organised by the management of Premier Petroleum Company Limited in Abuja, said President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the setting up of a standing committee on Job Creation to be headed by the Minister of Labour, Chief Emeka Wogu to fast-track employment generation in the country.

She said the Federal Government intends to carry out a census of all unemployed persons in the country early next year.

Acording to Wasma, the unemployment survey will form the basis for the implementation of job creation initiatives of government.

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