- More Nigerians are now heading to Canada to seek greener pastures
- According to a report, more Nigerians are being issued permanent resident permits
- This shows that Canada is really desirous of expanding its labour force
Canada has become a choice destination for Nigerians seeking greener pastures outside the shores of the country.
QZ.com reports that based on the data published by the Canadian government, more Nigerians are being issued permanent resident permits.
The news outlet reports that the numbers have tripled since 2015.
It added that the rate even outstrips some of Canada’s biggest sources of immigrants over the last five years.
This is said to include India, China and Philippines.
This shows that Canada is really desirous of expanding its labour force.
This will ultimately also the average age of its workers as its population advances in years.
The report stated that Canada in 2019 welcomed 341,000 immigrants in total.
These Nigerians while speaking on Saturday, February 8, after its annual general assembly to appraise the recent developmental issues, proffering solutions to challenges the forum said President Buhari has displayed an unalloyed commitment towards keeping Nigeria united despite the array of security challenges posed by the Boko Haram/ISWAP and its likes.
In a communique signed by Cosmas Collins and Josephine Okoye, the president and organising secretary respectively, the forum commended the military’s prosecution of the war against terrorism albeit believes more can still be done.
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