In its desire to curb the menace of unemployment, the government of Lagos has reached an agreement with the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) to employ 1000 graduates.
President of the association Comrade Israel Ade Adeshola disclosed this in an interview with The Vanguard
He said, “Presently Lagos state government through the Lagos State Drivers Institute, LASDRI is training and accrediting conductors in the state, adding that after the training the graduands would be employed as Bus Conductors and would be on the payroll of the government with a salary worth of N50,000 per month.
“The objective is to make the job of bus conducting attractive, respected and dignified as obtainable globally”, he said.
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