Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed while addressing newsmen after the sixth virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday says his ministry will create over than 2 million additional jobs in 3 three years.
According to Him, the ministry will achieve this goal through the implementation of deliverable number seven, which mandates it to collaborate with the private sector to create jobs for the youth.
“the number one job creator under the Ministry of Information and Culture is the Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting, which is set to create one million jobs in the next three years through the manufacturing of set-top-boxes (decoders) and TV sets, TV and Film production, as well as TV and Online advertising and Data, among others.”
“Cultural Industrial Centres which are scattered all over the country have the capacity to create 500,000 jobs within the next 3 years, the nation could have some 100,000 jobs from the restoration of museums, especially in Lagos, Plateau and Kwara.”
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