The Federal Government has recommended unemployed graduates who are looking for government jobs to look somewhere else, saying there are extra sustainable beneficial ventures outside their consciousness.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, said this throughout a Townhall Meeting on Popularisation of blue/inexperienced collar jobs among graduates of tertiary establishments in Nigeria, which was held in Benin, Edo State.
A statement signed through the Deputy Director/Head of Press at the ministry, Charles Akpan, stated the minister, who was represented on the event by using the Director, Special Duties and Projects Department within the ministry, Martina Nwordu, reminded the youths that the wealthiest youths in the world at gift had been now not government employees.
The assertion said, “The minister additionally urged Nigerian youths to invest their expertise in different job sectors, as the richest teens of the world, aged among 21 and 31 years, aren’t employees of presidency but clever marketers who prominent themselves in innovative abilties in numerous regions.
“The minister disclosed that the reason of the meeting, which held simultaneously in four different geo-political zones of the federation, turned into to sensitise representatives of key stakeholders in graduate employment at the advantages of blue/inexperienced-collar jobs as an opportunity response to the demanding situations of graduate unemployment.”
The declaration added that the minister said the assembly become a part of the sports in the Graduate Employability Enhancement Scheme, which become an initiative of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment on how to break the resilience of excessive unemployment fee inside the country.
While urging the unemployed graduates, parents, profession counsellors, students of tertiary establishments to embody the worthwhile possibilities presented through jobs outdoor authorities places of work, Ngige stated such possibilities had the potential to give high income, self-dignity and esteemed self esteem.