Buhari Announces Plans To Create 15 Million Jobs
President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has announced plans to provide at least 15 million jobs for Nigerians by the year 2020 as captured in the recently launched Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, gave the assurance at a news conference on ERGP on Tuesday in Abuja.
Udoma said that the implementation of the plan would deliver some key outcomes including generation of at least 10 gigawatt of electricity by 2020.
The government, he said, want to bring down the rate of unemployment by creating over 15 million direct jobs by 2020 in agriculture, manufacturing, construction, services and particularly among the youth.