The Life of an Unemployed Nigerian Graduate
A Nigerian higher institution graduate struggling to get a job in the fragile local economy of Nigeria has cried out in an open letter shared on a popular online forum.
The unemployment rate in Nigeria increased to 14.2 percent in the last quarter of 2016 from 10.4 percent a year earlier. Nigerian youths are roaming the streets with their colourful certificates with nothing worthwhile to fall back on.
The struggle has forced a Nigerian youth – Aeker who graduated with a Second Class Upper from a reputable university to voice out his frustrations.