In 3 Years My Government Has Employed Over 8 million Nigerians – President Buhari – President Muhammadu Buhari revealed that the national government under the All Progressives Congress (APC) organization driven by him has engaged over 8.75 million Nigerians under different social investment programs.
President Buhari, giving an analysis of the numbers, said 7 million Nigerians were employed under the N-Power program, which expressed to 70 percent of the intended recipients, while 1.75 million others were enrolled under the National Safety Net Program for poor people & the defenseless.
ThisDay paper reports that this was contained in the president’s comments at the 28th convocation & 36th Founders Day service of the Federal University of Technology Minna, Niger state, on Friday, February 1.
Buhari was purportedly represented by Professor Abubakar Adamu Rashers, the official secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Around 259,451 Nigerians were likewise said to have been enrolled under government undertaking programs, while the Bank of Industry (BOI) had additionally given “soft loans” to likewise 300,000 Nigerians, with others given fundamental help & establishments package.
Buhari emphasized that his duty is to enhance the nation’s security, giving greater work chance & elimination of fraud.
He stated: “We have downgraded Boko Haram and we are routing out the remnants of Boko Haram in the northeast and anywhere they are hiding in Nigeria.”
“We are prosecuting high profile Nigerians; we will continue to wage war against corruption.”
“My administration is taking some tough decisions today in order to bequeath our future generation better tomorrow that we can all be proud of. We should embrace the idea of making more sacrifice.”
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