The federal government of Nigeria will begin the registration of unemployed Nigerians on Wednesday, April 5
- The registration is designed to capture the relevant
details of any unemployed person
- It will equally serve as a job exchange portal that will
link job seekers and employers.
The federal government of Nigeria has announced that
registration of unemployed Nigerians will begin on
Wednesday, April 5.
According to NAIJ.com, it was learnt that the announcement was made in Abuja on Monday by the Deputy Director, Information and Public Relations of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE),
Onwuliri said the registration will help the government to
collect up-to-date data of unemployed Nigerians so as to be
able to link job seekers up with existing vacancies in the
government, Vanguard reports.
The registration will make it easy to fix appropriate unemployed
candidates with vacancies in public and private sectors.
He said: “The online portal which goes live on Wednesday
April 5, 2017, is designed to capture the relevant details of any
unemployed person. It will equally serve as a job exchange
portal that will link job seekers and employers.
“There will be a practical demonstration of the workings of the
portal at the NDE stand at the ongoing 28th edition of the
Enugu International Trade (EIT) on Thursday, April 6.”
Onwuliri said the portal address is: www.jobsforall.ng
He said: “The directorate sees this initiative as a bold step
toward deepening the effectiveness of its employment creation
strategies and a critical input into the process of designing,
implementing, monitoring and evaluating programmes and
Onwuliri said the the registration would go a long way to
eliminate the stressful process of recruitment by employers,
as well as employees in both the private and public sectors.
Meanwhile, the World Bank, under its Growth and
Employment (GEM) project, has approved N756.3 million for
disbursement to 81 young Nigerian innovators who
participated in the 2016 Aso Villa Demo Day (AVDD).
The AVDD is one of the economic empowerment initiatives of
the present administration.
A document obtained from the World Bank-funded GEM
project on Monday in Abuja, showed that the money would
be disbursed to the beneficiaries in two tranches after a
grant signing ceremony earlier scheduled for end of March.