Nigeria’s unemployment threatens national security, development, peaceful co-existence, Mulade warns

Posted by News Express | 11 August 2019 | 457 times

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•Rights activist, Comrade Mulade Sheriff

A Niger Delta human and environmental rights activist, Comrade Mulade Sheriff, has appealed to the Federal, States and Local Governments to create an enabling environment for unemployed Nigerians to be gainfully employed.

Speaking recently with newsmen in Abuja, the human rights activist noted that Nigeria’s unemployment poses a threat to development, security and peaceful co-existence in the country.

He noted that the rapid increase in the growth of labor forces along with inadequate supply of jobs and rapid population growth have contributed to increased level of joblessness.

Comrade Sheriff who is the current Chairman, Applicant Association of Nigeria (AAN), appealed to Federal and State governments to reduce high level of unemployment in the country.

He urged the government at all levels to provide the necessary infrastructure and industrial friendly environment by ensuring that there is Improvement in the area of energy supply and transport system to cut high cost of productions for investors to find the country attractive for investment.

He sympathised with applicants who cannot boast of gainful employment in their own country, calling on government to adopt proactive steps with action plans that will help to create enabling environment for investors and establish industries that will curb unemployment and insecurity.

Comrade Mulade expressed readiness to support governments at all levels to provide enabling environment and create jobs for the sea of   job seekers, adding that Applicants Association of Nigeria will help job seekers access available jobs opportunities.

 


Source: News Express

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