Unemployment rate is the country have been on the increase day by day in Nigeria, in line with this the federal government decide to increase the age required for job seeker this will prevent people from falsifying their age and also remove the discrimination against job seeker who are above the age limit among others. Commending the move by senate, Nigerian however call on government to ensure student in tertiary institution are not delayed by strike.
The ask the government to ensure the need of university are adequately provided. They also urge government to make a viable economy leading to creation of more jobs that will accommodate more job seeker in the country irrespective of age. One analyst is below said :
"It is very proper that age limit should be increase to accommodate those who have graduated for long time without job, for people to be able to go to school and graduate on time is not something we are going to lay at the feet of lecturer alone. Government has a very big role to play because you are not going to tell lecturers rendering their service not to be paid. All their entitlement are not giving to them they have right to advocate for it that's why strike happen, so in order to avoid strike the ball still on the feet of the government ".
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