It only took a recent function at the weekend for me to realise the young graduate’s plight in the face of the vacillating state of the Nigerian Labour Market.
John (not realname) had obviously lamented in a group conversation of both Final year students and Youth Corps members about the gross inability to get a job after graduation.
He said: “Now I have even moved closer to God; knowing fully that he is the way, truth and life to anything in this country. Now wey service wan start (National Youth Service Corps): Mama dey expect, everybody just dey expect “small something” from me.
His own lament elicited a louder scream from me. I had naturally yelled in hysterical laughter.
Moments after the conversation, I remembered my own plight too, I’m also a Final year student- My mum should also expect too.
Originally, the Government should take the blame. But…
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