President Muhammadu Buhari has made the approval of the date rescheduling of commencing the Special Public Works Programme from the 1st October to 1st November, 2020 as requested by the Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN.
The programme will be engaging 1000 persons from each of the 774 Local Government Areas in the country for menial jobs for three months.
A statement signed by the Minister in Abuja yesterday, said;
“It is believed that by the 1st of November most of the project sites would be ready for work,” the statement said.
“Meanwhile, capturing of those to be engaged by the selected Banks was progressing seamlessly across the 774 LGAs in the country. Information regarding the banks attached to specific LGAs can be found on the project’s website www.specialpublicworks.gov.ng.”
“More information are also available with the various State Selection Committees.”