Information reaching out to arewafocus reveal that alleged politicians has reportedly hijack the 1000 person per local government job slot of Taraba state.
According to our correspondent politicians in the state hijack the application forms and only issue it out to their friends, family and girlfriends despite repeated warning by the minister of Festus Egwarewa Adeniyi Keyamo that the job process should be free and transparent for all regardless of party affiliate.
Our correspondent who crave anonymity revealed that one of the Chairman in southern Taraba was issue about 20 slot and the remaining slots were share among local politicians, APC ward Chairman and the local government chairman of the all progressive congress.
” Our local politicians in the state have hijack the application form and only issue it out to their wife’s, friends, children, girlfriends and associate, the masses were denied the opportunity to participate in the process”
Mr Jonathan Isa who claimed to be a members of the All Progressive Congress said they were sideline by the party officials despite suffering for the party during election.
” We were not carry along in the process, we only head of how the distributed the slots within their selves, even when we suffered for the party during election, now that is time for employment nobody bother to inform us, it is a pity how this people are trying to destroy the effort made by Mr President to attend to the poor masses”
Mr Isa said.
Recall that the Nigeria government has promised to create more than 700,000 jobs as part of a strategy to reduce the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the youth, the country’s president said on Friday.
In a nationwide broadcast in celebration of Democracy Day, Muhammadu Buhari said the youth will be engaged in the special public works program aimed at cushioning the effects of economic downturn.
“As part of the strategy to create jobs in reducing the effect of COVID-19 on our youths, I directed the employment of 774,000 Nigerians,” Buhari added.