Minister Of FinanceTasks Incoming Government on Job Creation
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance Dr Okonjo-Iweala has advised the incoming administration of the President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), on job creation and infrastructural development.
Dr Okonjo-Iweala who stated this during a session with newsmen in Abuja tasked the incoming administration to concentrate on the newly established development bank to create job opportunities, as well as continue with other policies put in place by President Jonathan’s administration.
The Minister expalined that over 1.4 million jobs had been created annually in the past four years, by the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration.
She also noted that over 3,000 youths in the country had benefited from the Youth Enterprise With Innovation in Nigerian Scheme, popularly called “YouWIN”.
The Minister had weeks ago urged the incoming government to look at the economic policies that the current administration had put in place, as foundation and put more policies in place that would further ensure economic growth.