Employment

PROMISE 1

PROMISE 1

Create new job opportunities through a massive public works programme especially the building of a national railway system of interstate roads and ports. These projects must commence early in the life of the new administration. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :ONGOING

PROMISE 2

PROMISE 2

Target the creation of 3 million new jobs a year through industrialization, public work and agricultural expansion, (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT ACHIEVED

PROMISE 3

PROMISE 3

Work with state governments to turn Northern Nigeria into Africa’s food basket through a new system of grants and interest free loans, and the mechanization of agriculture. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 4

PROMISE 4

Establish a new Federal Co-ordinating Agency – Build Nigeria – to fast track and manage these public works programmes with emphasis on Nigerian labour. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 5

PROMISE 5

Encourage and promote the use of sports as a source of job creation. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) : NOT RATED

PROMISE 6

PROMISE 6

Make Nigeria an IT/Professional Telecom services outsourcing destination hub, to create millions of jobs. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 7

PROMISE 7

Diversify the economy through a national industrial policy and innovative private sector incentives that will move us `{`Nigeria`}` away from over reliance on oil – into value-added production, especially manufacturing. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING

PROMISE 8

PROMISE 8

Fill the huge gap in middle level technical manpower with massive investment in technical and tradesmen’s skills education. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria) :ONGOING

PROMISE 9

PROMISE 9

All foreign contractors to include a plan of developing local capacities (Technology transfer). (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): NOT RATED

PROMISE 10

PROMISE 10

Develop a new generation of domestic oil refineries to lower import costs, enhance our `{`Nigeria`}` energy independence and create jobs. (Source: APC Manifesto, An Honest Contract with Nigeria): ONGOING