The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu on Wednesday tacitly attacked president Muhammadu Buhari, over his campaign promises to Nigerians. “The ruling APC government must fulfill their campaign promise of paying unemployed Nigerians a sum of 5000 Naira monthly,” he said.
Ekweramadu said that “construction industries in Nigeria are no longer working and this is an impending revolution in our hands.”
The Senator representing Enugu East made this statement inside the Senate Chambers during moves to consider its third motion for the day: Urgent Need to curb the soaring rate of Unemployment in Nigeria.
Senator Urhoghide (Edo South) says employment in Nigeria is a national problem and must be tackled as such. He urged the federal government to lift the ban on employment in its agencies and parastatals.
Sen. Tejuoso (Ogun Central) tasks everyone to be realistic. He speaks about the looming unemployment from Govt., Oil & Telecoms Industries.
Tejuoso further speaks about entrepreneurship, skill acquisition and providing incentives towards promoting youths in agriculture.