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The Nigerian Society of Engineers has called on the Buhari led administration to act on executive order 5, which enables the multinational engineering organization to give employment opportunities to Nigeria engineers.
Mr Musliudeen Agoro, the Chairman of the society in Lagos State, made this solemn call to the government.
It was gathered that the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari had signed Executive Order 5 on February 12, 2018, in Abuja, with the aim to promote local content in line with science, engineering and technology properties.
“The signing of the order has improved and open opportunities as well guiding the engineers, suppliers and contractors within the country, which could see the Nigerian engineers leading project.”, Agoro said.
The government should kindly enforce the multinational firms, support its citizens and encourage them to be able to carry out major projects in the country.
Enforcing it won’t only reduce the country expenditure, it will cut the rate of unemployment and improve the country’s income.
According to Agoro, he said, “we’re yet to feel the impact of the executive order 5 as mist projects in the country as till awarded to multinational corporations whereas the Nigeria engineering company are neglected.