Minister Decries High Level of Poverty, Joblessness


By Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, on Wednesday decried the pervasive level of poverty and joblessness in the country.

He said: “There is so much poverty in our country. A lot of people are out of jobs. I don’t know how we are going to do it, a lot of people are out of jobs, they need succour.”

The minister who made the disclosure during a visit to the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) management in Abuja, charged the Executive Vice (EVC), Prof. Umaru Danbatta and his team to evolove measure to create jobs.

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