Soft Skills and Nigeria's Unemployment Problem(Originally aired March 22, 2019)
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1078 , Segment 3
Episode: Gilded Age, Prosperity Paradox, Unemployment in Nigeria
- May 24, 2019 10:00 pm
- 21:21 mins
Guest: Misan Rewane, Co-Founder and CEO, West Africa Vocational Education (WAVE) One of the biggest challenges facing Nigeria today is a huge population of unemployed young people. Many of them are high school - even college - graduates. And yet, the businesses who desperately need workers find young people lacking skills in things like teamwork and communication. West Africa Vocational Education is tackling the challenge of teaching "soft skills" to Nigeria's youth.