Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has set up a modality for the employment of 10,000 persons in the first phase of his 200,000 job promise in fulfillment of his electioneering campaigns.
Besides, government says it would establish an electronic platform that will used to collect revenue by the means of Point of Service (POS) or revenue scratch cards for those who do not have ATM cards.
Governor Godwin Obaseki had directed Heads of Local Government administration in the state to forward names of contractors
initially contracted as revenue collectors to government house to jump-start the job scheme.
Speaking to newsmen after the meeting, Chairman of Edo State Internal Revenue Service, Chief Oseni Elamah, said the concerned contractors are those previously selected to collect revenue on behalf of the local governments.