The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, has stated that if all parties involved efficiently fulfill their respective tasks, the goal of raising 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2030 can be achieved.
Kachollum Daju, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, made the assertion to reporters on Sunday in Abuja.
According to Daju, important participants in the business sector, especially development partners, continue to be essential, and the government will not let up until the objective is attained.
She said that the government’s Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs) were making great efforts to carry out the mandate to attain the goal.
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The ministry has launched a data bank called the Labour Market Information System (LMIS), according to the permanent secretary, to help people who are currently working and those looking for work.
Approximately 16 work centers have been established by the Ministry of Labor, according to Ms. Daju, who said that the intention was to have a center in each of the country’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
She said there were plans to enhance the number of job centres in the nation to serve all 774 local government areas.
She added that the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) was actually brought to ensure that the informal sector was well taken care of, and that was a problem for the government.