Buhari Reiterates Commitment To Tackling Unemployment

Channels Television  
Updated June 15, 2019

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment to tackling the challenge of unemployment in the country.

The president who was represented by the former Deputy Governor of Kano State, Professor Hafiz Abubakar at the 4th convocation ceremony of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, listed a number of programmes which he says his administration is doing to provide employment and consequently, alleviate poverty.

Some of such initiatives include the N-Power and Tradermoni programmes, as well as agriculture loans for youths and the signing of the NotTooYoungToRun Bill.

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According to him, the signing of the bill would encourage youths to participate actively in politics and acquire leadership skills at a tender age, which he believes would potentially prolong their positive services to the country.

The President further stated that his administration is fully aware of the challenges confronting all sectors of the economy, especially education.

He noted that his government is doing everything possible to improve structures and facilities in Nigerian institutions and to provide maximum manpower and training through the various TETFUND intervention programmes.