Chief Gbazueagu Nweke Gbazueagu (center,in white) in a group photograph with Enugu LGA supervising/monitoring committee members from Enugu West zone, for 17,000 NDE/FG jobs for unskilled, semi skilled Enugu youths after their inauguration in Enugu, on Monday,August 10.
…inaugurates 85 member Lga supervising/monitoring committee..
From Maurice Okafor,Enugu.
The chairman, Enugu state selection committee for the 774,000 National Directorate of Empoyment(NDE,Federal government guaranteed jobs,Chief Gbazueagu Nweke Gbazueagu, has cautioned that it is only unskilled and semi skilled Youths and unemployed graduates that are qualified to benefit from the process.
He disclosed that the exercise is part of fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign promise to uplift the standard of living of many jobless Nigerian youths. He said the programme would not have come at a better period than now when the adverse effects of COVID-19 pandemic has triggered economic hardship among people all over the world.
He cautioned that the exercise excludes Nigerian youths who are already engaged in any form of trade or government business, the same with civil servants,need not to apply because such category of Nigerians will be automatically disqualified by the Central bank of Nigeria during the final stage of the selection process.
Chief Gbazueagu gave this hints at the occasion of inauguration of 85 members of Enugu state local government supervising,monitoring committee in ,Enugu, on Monday,August 10. The 85 member supervising/monitoring committee comprised of five members each, from the 17 local government areas of the state.
He stated,”This programme provides opportunity for our unskilled, semi-skilled and graduate youths who are jobless. It is not for our fathers and mothers or those who are already engaged.Those who will be selected will eventually go to banks to open an account. They will be paid directly from Central bank of Nigeria.Those who are not qualified but selected by any member of the committee will be disqualified by the Central! bank at the final stage’..
“At ward level is where people can only be identified. The exercise is not online.It is at ward level that people will know those who are qualified”.
He tasked members of the committee to be very honest in the discharge of their duty which he said attracts no salary or allowance but purely a service to God and humanity. He advised every member of the committee who can’t bear the sacrifice to work without reward to resign honourably so that the state working committee can call for his replacement from their respective community leaders/
A 20 member of the state working committee of the 17,000 National Directorate of Employment[NDE] Federal government guaranteed jobs for Enugu state, which entails 1,000 per each local government in the state,comprising of traditional rulers,representatives of Christian Association of Nigeria[CAN], the Muslim community, Town Unions, the organized labour etc, were inaugurated at the same venue,Olive gates hotel,Independence layout,Enugu, three weeks ago.