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Ken Ofori-Atta We will employ 100,000 graduates in 2018 - Gov't

The 100,000 tertiary graduates will be employed under a new programme, which will be known as the Nation Builders Corps (NBC).

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The government has said it will employ 100,000 graduates next year under a special programme which will target unemployed graduates in the country.

The programme, which will be known as the Nation Builders Corps (NBC) will be based in the office of the President and will deal with challenges in public service delivery.

The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta disclosed this in Parliament during the 2018 budget presentation Wednesday.

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He said every one of Ghana’s 216 districts should be able to provide jobs for 462 graduates.

The Minister further indicated that the NBC programme “will be a major government initiative to address livelihood empowerment and graduate unemployment to solve economic and social problems.”

“The focus of the initiative will be solving public service delivery in health, education, agriculture, sanitation and drive revenue mobilization and collection.”

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