The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has announced that the Federal Government will reveal the modalities for the 774,000 employment openings today.
The minister made this disclosure in a social media post Thursday morning.
“This morning, by 11 am, I will be having a press briefing in relation to the Extended Special Public Works Programme approved by Mr. President by which 1000 persons would be selected from each of the 774 LGA’s in the country to work for 3 months during the dry season.
“At the press briefing, I will be unveiling the criteria and modus operandi for selecting beneficiaries and executing the Programme. It is scheduled as follows:
Date: Thursday, 28th May 2020
Venue: Conference Room, Ground Floor, Federal Secretariat, Phase 1, Abuja
Time: 11am,” Keyamo wrote.
The FG announced that it will employ 774,000 Nigerians from 774 Local Government Areas to help cushion the effects of high unemployment rate in the country.