PDP condemns rate of unemployment in Nigeria.
The Peoples Democratic Party – PDP has condemned the rate of unemployment in the country, saying the All Progressives Congress -APC has overstretched the limits of Nigerians.
It also accused the ruling party of trivialising and politicising the frightening level under it and warned the APC to get ready to face the consequences.
The main opposition party made the claims in a statement by the Peoples Democratic Party National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan.
The opposition party quoted the Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, as saying in a publication that unemployment rate was at a frightening 23.1 per cent while raising alarm that the rate would likely hit 33.5 per cent in the New Year.
It insisted that the number of unemployed persons and job losses across the formal and informal sectors had surge under the present administration.
The PDP added that Ngige, while declaring open a two-day workshop on unemployment, reportedly described the situation as scary.