Lagos State has inaugurated a 20-man committee for the 20,000 jobs slots from the Federal Government 774,000 jobs across the country, enlisting Prince MC Oluomo as part of the screening committee.
The selected 20-man committee is mandated to transparently select 20,000 persons from the 20 local government areas in Lagos State for the Federal Government jobs.
Those in attendance at the inauguration, which had in attendance some members of the committee including Barr. Eleshin Kassim, Oba Owolabi Adeniyi, Oba Semiu Kasali, Chief Mrs Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, and Apostle Alexander Bamgbola.
Others are; Prof. T Gbadamosi, Alhaji Akinsanya Musiliu, Engr. Bamgbose Martins, Mrs. Fadekemi Otitonaiye, Hon. Omotayo, Hon. Cornelius Ojelabi and Akanni Babatunde.
Alhaji Mutiu Are, the Chairman of the Committee in Lagos on Thursday at the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) promised that the recruitment exercise would be transparent.
Mutiu Are said, “the selection committee members comprise a representative from Lagos State government, CAN, the Muslim community, NURTW, Market Women, persons with disabilities, Youth Organisations and respected traditional rulers as part of this process to accomplish the desired results.
He said, “Our primary assignment is to identify and select 20,000 people from Lagos state, which is 1,000 per local govt. The way we are doing it is to take the jobs back to the local govt areas.
“The jobs can be accessed through CAN, the Muslim community, and they are to get 20,000 per month. The success of the programme will determine if it will continue. The main goal is to alleviate the suffering of the people. If you look at the multiplier effort, the 20,000 beneficiaries are going to amount to 1.2billion in the next 3 months.”