The Lagos State government, on Thursday, inaugurated the committee to select state beneficiaries of 774,000 jobs scheme initiated by the federal government, which had Alhaji Akinsanya Musiliu, A.K.A. MC Oluomo, as member.
Speaking at the ceremony on Thursday, Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Mutiu Are, said the scheme would provide jobs for thousands of youths in the state, reduce unemployment and crimes by taking many youths off the streets.
According to him, members of the committee would ensure that there was equity in the distribution of the slots to each local government and interest groups in the state. (Vanguard)