By Oladipupo Mojeed
The minister of power works, and housing, Babatunde Fashola, has revealed that his ministry has created over 100,000 jobs in just two years.
Fashola stated this on Tuesday, May 16, at the town hall meeting which held in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
According to the minister, his ministry has completed the implementation of their full first-year budget.
The minister also hailed President Buhari for improving the budget size of the ministry, adding that it has enabled them to embark on more projects across the nation.
“Our artisans are getting back to work sites due to the large scale construction going on around the country.
“We have gained momentum and it is impacting positively on the economy,” Fashola said.
The minister who highlighted that the works ministry can now boast of 17, 749 direct jobs and 52,000 indirect jobs, said the housing ministry also has 13,680 direct jobs and 41, 040 indirect jobs.#
The minister also stated that the power ministry boasts of 9,000 direct jobs and 60,000 indirect jobs.