Youths Unemployment In Nigeria Is A Time Bomb – Dasuki

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BY ANKELI EMMANUEL, Sokoto
The disturbing degree of youths unemployment in Nigeria remained a time bomb waiting to explode if not hurriedly managed, Hon. Abdulsamad Dasuki has warned.
Dasuki, who in the member representing Kebbe/Tambuwal federal constituency of Sokoto state at the National Assembly, also observed that, Nigeria should abolish the age limit phenomenon in getting federal employments except for military recruitment.
Speaking at the Sokoto State University auditorium where he presented 50 pieces of laptops, printers and other computer accessories to outstanding students from his constituency, Dasuki assured that support for their education remained one of his greatest priority.
“The need of my people is my priority in Abuja. I lay emphasises on electricity, water and education as my priority target for my people. However, education has always been at the forefront of my mind”.
While stressing that, he will continue to support education of his constituent through provision of required modern tools, Dasuki urged them to embrace technology, saying, the world is already digital ehcne the need for all to be computer literate.
Hon. Dasuki, however decried the extent of unemployment in Nigeria, saying it’s a time bomb in waiting if nothing is been done to urgently address the scenario.
He further revealed that, the National Assembly is doing everything within it’s limit to ensure that the trend is reversed for good.
According to him, the 8th National Assembly has so far passed 1064 bills since its inception, with 50 as executive, 993 as private and 21 as concurrent bills respectively.
NASS has also initiated meetings with the business community as a prerequisite towards unbundle the looming unemployment crises.
Speaking on his part, the Vice Chancellor, Sokoto State University and Chairman of the laptop, computers distribution committee, Prof. Sani Dangogo assured that he will ensure justice and fairness in the distribution excessive.
According to him, beneficiaries would be outstanding students from Kebe/Tambuwal federal constituency drawn from across all the higher institutions in the state.
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