Daily Trust (Abuja)

2 January 2013

Nigeria: Jigawa Recruits 1,000 Civil Servants

Dutse — The Jigawa State government has recruited more than 1000 civil servants into various vacant positions in the state civil service.

Addressing newsmen on the performance of his government in 2012 in Dutse yesterday, Governor Sule Lamido said they were recruited in 2012 to fill vacancies in critical areas particularly in education, health and agricultural sectors.

The public sector intervention in job creation, according to him, is aimed at providing sustainable livelihood among other economic empowerment programme.

He said the moment of economic empowerment will be sustained in 2013 through continuous skills acquisition programme in the six skills training centres in the state, adding that conditional cash transfer among 3000 household across the state is also part of government measure to eradicate poverty in the state.

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