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Unemployed youths to get N5 000 stipend in 2016

26 November 2015, 20:25

Abuja -   The All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government, yesterday, said the payment of the N5 000 stipend to the unemployed Nigerian youths will commence next year, Premium Times reports.

It regretted that the payment could not take off immediately because it was not included in this year’s budget.

Also read: PDP slams Buhari over 5 000 stipend

Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalong, revealed this on Wednayesd in Abuja when he paid a condolence visit to the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, at the national secretariat in Abuja on the demise of Prince Abubakar Audu, the late governorship candidate of the party in Kogi State election.

Dalong, who spoke with journalists, assured that APC government would also create more jobs to fulfill its campaign promises.

The party, during the electioneering campaigns, had pledged to pay N5000 stipend to unemployed youths monthly.

Read more at Premium Times

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