Buhari stops foreigners from taking Nigerians’ jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed an executive order stopping foreigners from taking jobs belonging to Nigerians.

The order prohibits federal ministries, departments and agencies from hiring foreigners to carry out jobs which Nigerians are qualified to do.

Titled Presidential executive order 5 for planning and execution of projects, promotion of Nigerian content in contracts and science, engineering and technology,’’ the order also prohibits the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from granting visas to foreigners to come in and handle jobs where there are qualified Nigerians.

The move us a major boost to the fight against unemployment and models after similar actions taken by many other nations.



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