Monday 14 December 2015

"Unemployment will reduce after passage of 2016 budget " - President Buhari

President Mohammadu Buhari
President Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday, stated that the problem of youth unemployment bedevilling the country would become history after the passage of 2016 national budget.

President Buhari spoke at a dinner he organised in honour of the visiting Alumni Association of the Indian Defence Services Staff College,DSSC, Wellingon, led by the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Ghanashyam. 

The delegation included a number of retired Indian army generals who were course-mates of the President.
Lamenting that 60 per cent of the country’s youth population was unemployed, the President said: “We will sit down to see how we can rehabilitate industries. We will do this in order to clear the problem of unemployment. This is extremely dangerous for our country. We are meeting after the budget to see how to revive industry and secure the economy.”
The President also explained that the insecurity in the North-East, abduction for ransom in the South and the sabotage of the oil industry in the delta region have connection with poverty and unemployment.

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