Minister Decries High Level of Poverty, Joblessness

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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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