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Kaduna recruits 500 youths to clean streets

By Abdulganiyu Alabi, Kaduna
29 September 2022   |   2:33 am
The Kaduna Capital Territory Authority (KCTA) has recruited 500 youths to sweep and keep major roads clean as part of efforts to create job opportunities for youths and sanitise the environment.

[FILES] Kaduna State Governor, El-Rufai

The Kaduna Capital Territory Authority (KCTA) has recruited 500 youths to sweep and keep major roads clean as part of efforts to create job opportunities for youths and sanitise the environment.

The Acting Director of Municipal Waste Management (KCTA), Dr. Umar Haira’u, said that they were engaged under the Kaduna State COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme (KD-CARES) and Labour-Intensive Public Works (LIPW).

He said that the LIPW was designed to keep the environment clean, while financially empowering the youths to enable them to recover from the effects of COVID-19.