Edo Jobs: Graduate Vents Anger Over Bead Making Invitation
A graduate of Engineering from Edo State, Odia Hope received a text message from Edo Jobs on Friday to train for bead making.
Hope, 28, has a Bachelor and Masters in Engineering from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State.
The Facebook user popularly known as Engr SF Hopeful Hope took to social media to express his displeasure over the turn of event on Friday.
Hope applied for the job on the State government-owned website “Edo jobs” two years ago to please his girlfriend.
He received a text message on Friday requesting him to attend a bead making training on the 13th of May.
The text read “You have been selected for the Autogele and Bead making training at 74, Royal Market Road, Miracle C9am.hurch of God Vision, Ekpoma on Monday 13th May, 2019 by. “
The disappointed youth had set up a poultry farm to sponsor himself through Master’s Degree and currently struggling to keep the poultry open.
Reacting on Facebook, Hope posted “Wetin Musa nor go see for gate self?? Two years ago, bae called me and said Hopeful go to local government and register on Edo jobs I said no it’s all scam, bae was angry with me for days. just to please her I jejely carry myself to local government and registered.
“Yesterday I got this message from Edo Jobs and Obaseki government selecting me for autogele and bead making can you imagine?? He promised 200,0000 jobs in 4 years and later came out to lie to us that he has created77,200 jobs in two years..
“We are short of teachers in public secondary schools in Edo States, our universities are short of lecturers, all the government Parastatals are in need of workforce all Obaseki want to teach graduates with first and second degrees is bead making?. Will the governor and his aids allow their children to be part of the Beads making too?”
Edo Jobs was created by the current government by Godwin Obaseki to provide job opportunities through training and other formal means, plus to fulfill his campaign promise.