Federal Government Nigeria has disclosed their plans on recruitting up to 5,000 unemployed Nigerians in the Federal Capital Territory under the Information System in Nigeria (BRISIN) .
The Head of BRISIN , Dr anthony uwa implementation in Nigeria, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that they will be recruitting more Nigerians after the pilot phase.
BRISIN is an integrated system for the collection, storage and distribution of information to support the management of the economy.
Dr Uwa said the system’s aim is to bring development and economic growth in Nigeria through the use of data collection of people and other relevant information.
“This data that will be received will be used to plan for the management of Nigeria he explained.
We are giving attention to social welfare and building the disability data bank to obtain the actual number of disabled people in the FCT.
Dr Uwa said they are recruiting 5,000 people and about 200 of them will be sent to Italy for training on various aspect of the project and they will be the trainees’ trainers in Nigeria.
“This candidates choosen, will be trained on the use of data on aspects of economic management with attention to health, education, economic monitoring, fiscal and revenue control, migration and human trafficking.
“BRISIN recruitment cuts across all certificate from school certificate to PHD holders so the recruitment is not restricting anyone.
He also stated that “The recruitment will be published on e-transact by next week, the portal will be opened for about six weeks and the public will be taught on how to access and fill the form through the portal.
Dr uwa said they will continue to recruit as the 5000 candidates will not be the end of BRISTIN’s recruitment.
since BRISIN covers all aspect of the economy, Dr uwa said, the recruitment is not restricted to a particular field or discipline.