The Peoples Democratic Birthday party (PDP) has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) led the Federal Govt of lying to Nigerians about employment and job creation.
It made the allegation in a commentary on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, in response to the converse by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on the unemployment rate in the nation.
Channels Tv had reported that the 33.3 per cent recorded in the fourth quarter of 2020 used to be 6.2 per cent larger than the 27.1 per cent recorded in the 2nd quarter final yr.
The major opposition occasion believes the most modern resolve of the unemployment rate is an instant affirmation that the claims of huge job creation by the most modern administration are mere statistic hoax being broken-the total fashion down to deceive the oldsters.
It alleged that the converse by the NBS, that hundreds and hundreds of ready-bodied Nigerians personal lost their jobs and manner of livelihood while many more personal turn out to be underemployed, personal shown the sad concern that the federal government has introduced the nation.
“The upward thrust in unemployment from the alarming 27.1 per cent in Q2, 2020 to 33.3 per cent in Q4 2020, despite the artificial claims of the APC administration, confirms that indeed, there just isn’t always a hope in behold below the Buhari Presidency and the APC.
“It’s a long way obvious that the train cause of the escalating unemployment is the incompetence, as smartly because the in fashion corruption and treasury looting in the Buhari administration, the achieve APC leaders are reported to personal looted over N15 trillion, which must composed were broken-the total fashion down to invent wealth, invent our nation and provide jobs for our residents,” the PDP claimed.
It condemned the concern in which the unemployment rate amongst the youths for the length of the age of 15 to 34 years had risen to 42.5 per cent.
The opposition occasion talked about that it used to be obvious that the Federal Govt created jobs handiest in its alleged fraudulent statistics while undoubtedly, it used to be taking no concrete steps to empower the laborious-working residents.
“More worrying is that the APC and its administration personal promoted a colossal racket the achieve Nigerians are deceived to pay for non-existent jobs in ministries, departments, and agencies at alarming charges, ranging between N2 million to N6 million, looking out on the company.
“The APC administration, in its corruption, is allowing such nasty enterprise, while hundreds and hundreds of Nigerians are weeping on the streets after being defrauded of their laborious-earned cash, lifesaving, and pensions of veteran folk by job fraudsters in reliable circles,” it alleged.