Wednesday, 30 December 2015

READ Where Buhari Plans To Send Unemployed Youths To End N5K Stipend

President Muhammadu Buhari during his on December 30 in Abuja spoke about the N5,000 stipend for unemployed Nigerians.
Presdent Muhammadu Buhari during his maiden media chat
President Buhari said: ”When my VP is quoted, how can I disown it? We may have to send the young unemployed youth seeking N5k fee to farm to earn the money.”

When answered about difficulty in identifying the unemployed for cash transfers, the leader of the nation says “you know Nigerians, we are a very difficult lot.”
He also speaks on minimum wage: “I cannot answer the question of N18 000 minimum wage, now and the federal govt will not touch that. The federal gov’t will not touch minimum wage.”
The All Progressives Congress led Federal government in December said that the payment of the N5000 stipend to the unemployed Nigerians will start next year.

It regretted that the payment could not take off now due to non budgetary provisions.
APC had promised payment of N5,000 to unemployed Nigerians as a social security ​package during electioneering campaign.

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