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Group to engage 25,000 youths on data collection


A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Eagle Search and Rescue Foundation (ESRF), has concluded plans to recruit no fewer than 25,000 youths across the country to serve as its data field workers.
The Group Coordinator-General, Sunday Ajanaku, who spoke in Lagos, said an average of 700 jobless youths would be hired in each of the 36 states, adding that they would serve as community social field data workers and would be well remunerated.

This measure, he said, would help reduce the number of the unemployed youths in the country.
According to him, graduates would be engaged to manage the Social Security and e-Manifest Card Scheme on accident cases that involve any poor driver.

He said they would start to receive prompt and free medical accidental treatment from the Eagle Search Healthcare providers and financial responsibility for such victim(s) from risk underwriters (insurance firms) when accident occurs with the ESRF Social Security or e-Manifest Card Subscribers nationwide.
He said: “This is just the beginning of a long overdue and first initiative of its kind as an indigenous private organisation to participate and complement the social security, financial responsibilities and welfare scheme for our people as contribution to the incoming government of Gen Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) against accident and emergency related issues.

“We are aware   National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is handling the health-related matters, we shall all work as one nation towards the successful flag off the social security of life and properties and economic development of our great country.  Also, we will join hands with other relevant government and private agencies to support the government.

He said in the past, of Meeting of the AGPMPN held in Aba, Abia State.
He said: “The scheme will become operational from third quarter this year after recruitment exercise and preparations the social field data workers needed for the scheme, the group recruited about 1,200 in Lagos, Abuja, Kaduna, Plateau, Cross River, Osun, Sokoto, Enugu, Oyo and Ekiti states.

He explained that due to some exigencies, the commencement of the data registration by the youths were placed on hold pending the execution of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between ESRF and the Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN), which has been endorsed and sealed at the National Executive Council have been concluded with all the operational partners in the project”.

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