By Samuel Alonge
A United States-based Nigerian, Dr. Henry Balogun, has spearheaded an online platform to reduce unemployment in Nigeria, by seeking placements globally, for jobless Nigerian graduates.
Balogun, an Ikere, Ekiti State-born philanthropist who has lived in the US for over 40 years, said he was offering the services at no cost.
According to him, the effort comes up on his online platform, www.primehangout.com, which assists graduates, especially those from Nigeria who are in need of a job, to secure employment.
He said this year alone, PrimeHangout targeted over 20 million Nigerians for employment connections.
“All we do is to collect your biodata and connect you with employers in need of your services,” he enthused.
Besides, he also stated that amid the debilitating effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global education system, the PrimeHangout had mobilised personal resources and floated an online lecture series to cover all…