Channels reports that Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the Federal Government will target unemployed graduates, market women and the Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in the north-east as beneficiaries.
He further revealed that the N5,000 stipend will be disbursed through a social security program.
It was also stated that:
‘Ngige gave the assurance that while the Federal Government empowers unemployed graduates through a teacher conversion scheme,other unskilled individuals, including market women and the civilian JTF in the north-east will undertake training at various skills acquisition centres across the country.
The Minister also said that the promised stipend for the unemployed will vary, depending on the programme a candidate is engaged in’.