Buhari Okays Govt Jobs Drive for 774,000 Nigerians

Minister of State for Labour Festus Keyamo has been given the green light by President Muhammadu Buhari to start the recruitment process for the Special Public Works Programme (SPW). The programme aims to employ 774,000 citizens, a thousand from each of the 774 local government areas in the country. Minister Keyamo has had several run-ins with lawmakers over the recruitment drive and has complained of the National Assembly trying to bypass him.

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Newly recruited teachers (file photo)

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