Abuja - The Advocacy for Economic Integrity group, an NGO, on Wednesday urged the
employers of labour to use a reward system for workers in order to
enhance the nation’s productivity.
The Director-General of the organisation, Abdullahi Aremu, said
this in an interviewin Abuja.
Aremu, who urged the employers of labour to motivate the workers for
increased productivity, said "managers who use good rewards system get
more from workers.’’
He said good governance and management were among the determinants of a nation’s productivity.
According to him, the organisation is running an entrepreneurial
training programme to fight poverty and youth unemployment in the
Aremu said the programme was to empower a lot of young people, adding
that such an empowerment would help them to engage in entrepreneurship
"We are running a programme aimed at reducing poverty in Nigeria at our vocational and technology institute.
"We believe that the fight against poverty and unemployment cannot be left in the hands of government alone.
"NGOs, civil society groups and the private sector must come in to help in addressing the problem,’’ he said.
Aremu advised youths to acquire entrepreneurial skills instead of embarking on endless search for white collar jobs.
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