President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a special assistant on job creatio.
A statement by Femi Adesina cofirmed the appointment of Mrs Matilda Mmegwa as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Employment and Job Creation (Office of the Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment).
According to the statement, the Senior Special Assistant, who has held a number of posts in the private sector in Canada and international organisations, will work under the leadership of the Minister of Labour and Employment on issues of job creation.
Mmegwa has over 30 years of experience in the field of strategic leadership, corporate governance, social inclusion and economic development, the statement added.
It reads in part, “She is an internationally decorated Presenter/Keynote Speaker and was the lead discussant at the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) conference in Tanzania in 2009.
“Mrs Mmegwa has served as Senior Consultant and Strategy Advisor with the Ghana Agricultural Sector Investment Programme (GASIP) an initiative of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Ghana.
“She holds a degree in Industrial Chemistry, professional qualifications as Chartered Accountant in both Nigeria and Canada, a Master’s degree in Strategy and Corporate Governance.”