Thursday, March 1, 2012

Nigeria to Fight Terrorism With Job Creation, Okonjo-Iweala Says

Business Week
28 February 2012

- Feb 28, 2012 3:07 PM ET .LinkedIn Google +1 Print QUEUEQ..Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation, plans to fight terrorism it faces in parts of the north by creating jobs, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.

“We are very worried about job creation,” Okonjo-Iweala said today at a conference in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital. The country’s 23 percent unemployment rate “is a worry for us,” said Okonjo-Iweala, a former World Bank managing director.

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