Unemployment: Federal Government to connect employers with unemployed

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[Abuja]–The Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced move, by creating a portal to ensure online registration of unemployed Nigerians from April 5, 2017.

This was disclosed in a statement by the Deputy Director, Information and Public Relations of the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Edmund Onwuliri.

According to him, the registration is aimed at collecting up-to-date data of unemployed Nigerians and to obtain and maintain a data bank on unemployment and vacancies in the country.

“The online portal which goes live on Wednesday April 5, 2017, is designed to capture the relevant details of any unemployed person,” he said.

“It will equally serve as a job exchange portal that will link job seekers and employers,” he added.

Mr. Onwuliri explained that the online portal would henceforth serve as a meeting point for millions of job seekers and their prospective employers.

He also added that the initiative would go a long way to eliminate the cumbersome process of recruitment by employers of skilled labour in private and public sectors.

The address of the portal, http://www.jobsforall.ng/, when visited by THE PAGE correspondent responded that “Under construction”.

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