President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has rescheduled the commencement date for the recruitment of 774,000 Nigerians.
The programme which was created to recruit unskilled workers across Nigeria was scheduled for 1st of October.
The Minister of State Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo on Tuesday noted that the programme will commence on the 1st of November instead.
He further stated that President Muhammadu Buhari has given approval for rescheduling.
“Mr. President has approved the request of @fkeyamo to reschedule the commencement date of the Special Public Works Programme from 1st October to the 1st of November, 2020. The programme is engaging 1000 persons from each of the 774 LGAs in the country for menial jobs for 3 months.”
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