Good news as FG reveals date for employment of 774,000 Nigerians

The federal government has given an update about its plan to employ at 1,000 persons from each of the 774 local government areas in the country.

The minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo, announced on Thursday, May 28, at a press conference that the employment initiative will start by October 1, Premium Times reports.

He said the beneficiaries of the projects will be selected by special committees constituted in each state of the federation.

According to Keyamo, the special committees would be tasked with recommending the names of the beneficiaries from each of the local government areas in the states to the ministry of labour.

The minister disclosed that a website would be developed where the list of the selected beneficiaries and chosen projects would be displayed for the public.

Keyamo said beneficiaries will be paid N20,000 monthly to carry out public works.

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