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TACKLING UNEMPLOYMENT CRISIS IN NIGERIA THROUGH SKILLS IN ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Adebayo A. A.* and Okereke C. O.
“An idle mind is the devil’s workshop” is a popular adage; because of the negative impact it has on the society, therefore, for a large populace of a country (particularly youths) to be unemployed means that different vices cannot be a strange thing in such a community. There exist various areas in the field of electrical and electronic engineering technology. Skill in electrical and electronic engineering technology is found to be a veritable tool at combating unemployment issue and for a country like Nigeria if adequately used will greatly reduce the rate of unemployment. This paper takes a look at the percentage of unemployed persons in Nigeria and the various skill areas available in the field of electrical and electronic engineering that can be used/accessed in order to solve this menace that has eaten the nation to the bone and through which the many social and economic crimes are being perpetrated in our society.[Full Text Article]