At least 19,000 persons in the South West part of the country have so far benefitted from Community Services Women and Youths Employment, CSWYE, project of Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme, SURE-P, the Federal Government has said.
Disclosing this during a sensitisation and appraisal tour of the CSWYE project of SURE P, for the South West Geo Political zone, in Oyo State, Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chief Emeka Wogu said beneficiaries recorded man hours work output of 27, 550,000 in the past one year.
The Deputy Director, Press/Public Relations, Ministry of Labour, Prince Samuel Olowookere, quoted Chief Wogu in a statement as assuring Nigerians that the administration of President Goodluck Jonathan was committed to job creation as well as empowerment of women and youths for self reliance.
“I want to re assure all the people of Oyo State and Nigerians at large that, the promise made by Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, to create jobs for Nigerian youths is being successfully implemented through the CSWYE project,” Wogu said.
According to him, other five states in the South West Geo Political zone had also benefited from the project with a total beneficiary figure of 19,000 with man hours work output of 27, 550,000.