Saraki launches youth scheme, set to provide 40,000 jobs | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper f

Dr Bukola Saraki, President of the Nigerian Senate, has formally inaugurated his youths empowerment programme to provide 40,000 direct jobs for the youths in various vocations in the next four years.

Speaking during the ceremony yesterday in Ilorin, Kwara state, Saraki charged political leaders in the country to empower the youths to be job creators to reduce the high unemployment rate in the country.

He equally urged the state government to continue to make youth empowerment the main trust of its administration. “It is also my hope that from today as well, different leaders from all parts of the country will emulate what we are doing and play their role by creating opportunities for our youths,” he said, adding, “I want to also appeal to the Kwara state House of Assembly Speaker to look at laws that can help to create opportunities for a lot of youths who after getting their certificates can start work so that they have customers to buy their products.”

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