From Dauda Pam Maiduguri
GOVERNOR Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State government has launched a Job Bank portal to register employed and unemployed youths with a view to providing a viable data for job creation for the teeming youths in an attempt to address the root cause of Boko Haram insurgency.
The governor said “ if you could recall, during my maiden speech, I promised to address the high unemployment rate among our youths. This administration will not under estimate the effects of unemployment to our post insurgency development and rebuilding process’’.
He declared this during the launching of the job bank portal at the Government House Maiduguri on Monday
According to him”I created the Ministry of Science and Technology to drive this administration job creation and innovation. It will also expose our youths to solving social.economic problem through scientific approach “, the governor added.
Adding that,” very soon we are going to send a bill for the establishment of Guardian and Counseling Commission to guide our youths in employment and jobs and skills acquisition