The Ashanti Region recorded the highest number of applicants for the Nation Builders Corps (
NaBCo) jobs .
He said a total of 137,000 people applied for the programme, which was opened on May 1, 2018.
He added that Greater Accra Region followed the Ashanti Region with 31,809 while the Upper West Region recorded the least applications—4,003.
He urged the beneficiaries to put in their best while on
President Akufo-Addo launched the NaBCo initiative on May 1, 2018, as part of the government’s vision to provide jobs for unemployed graduates in the country.
It is aimed at addressing challenges facing critical sectors of the economy while providing unemployed graduates with jobs partly due to a ban on public sector employment imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).