By Chibuike Nwabuko
Abuja （Sundiata Post）- Senate will on Monday hold a Special Public Hearing on Youth Job Creation and Entrepreneurship
This is part of its efforts to stimulate economic growth and create abundant employment opportunities in the country.
The public hearing will among other things provide briefings about the ongoing Federal Government’s programmes designed to address issues related to job creation and entrepreneurship.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki disclosed this on Saturday in a statement from his Media Office.
The statement reads in parts：
The “Youth Job Creation and Entrepreneurship Public Hearing serves as a follow up to the 9th October 2017, Senate Youth Development Roundtable, where several MDAs provided valuable reports and recommendations into government youth intervention programmes.
“The Special Public Hearing will be held on Monday, 11th December, 2017 from 11am to 2pm in Room 231 of the Senate New Building.
“The Senate has been working with a coalition of civil society advocacy (CSO) organizations dedicated to the upliftment and advancement of the nation’s youth. The overall project is designed to encourage the participation of citizens in the decision-making process of the National Assembly,” it stated.
Besides, the statement added that provision has been made to enable members of the public and all other critical stakeholders, who may not be able to attend the session, to follow the conversation online using the hashtag #SenateOnJobs.