The Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Chris Ngige, has advised Nigerian youth to embrace creative skills, saying they offer better opportunities than government jobs.
He also called on unemployed graduates to key into profitable opportunities offered by blue/green-collar jobs.
Mr Ngige gave the advice at a Townhall Meeting on popularisation of blue/green collar jobs among graduates of tertiary institutions in Nigeria, which was held in Benin, Edo State.
A statement by the spokesperson of the ministry, Charles Akpan, said the minister was represented at the event by the director, special duties and projects department in the ministry, Martina Nwordu.
Mr Ngige urged the Nigerian youth to invest their talent in blue/green collar jobs sector, as “the richest youth of…