- A Nigerian lady has taken to Twitter to voice out the job-hunting frustration she has been dealing with since completing her NYSC
- The lady revealed that despite sending CVs out since February 2021, none of the employers have deemed it fit to invite her
- Many Nigerians gathered under her comment section to share similar unemployment experiences
A Nigerian lady with the Twitter handle @AbimbolaAudrey has said that job hunting frustration that comes after National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme is real.
In a tweet on Friday, March 19, the lady lamented sending out CVs to 10 different places without getting a response from any of them.
@AbimbolaAudre said she is yet to be called for an interview since February. Many Nigerians came under her tweet to offer assistance.
There were others who were under her comment section to talk about how getting a job could really be a hard thing in the country.
See her tweet below:
At the time of writing this report, the tweet has over 4,000 likes with hundreds of comments. Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"From one company to d other I sat somewhere under d sun and cried out to God dat day cuz I couldn't bear it any longer and 5days later my friend called me and asked 4 my cv and hold and interview was done via WhatsApp and employment letter was to email I resumed 2wks later."
"Omo....me no dey send any CV kankan again, the pay is the most annoying part, all because no job for Nigeria make you con dey collect 35k-40k in lagos wey no go cover your transport....naija worst."
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"My dear some of those employers too are looking for job.."
"I stayed till midnight almost every day searching for jobs online since we don't know someone that knows someone. I only got message acknowledging my cv was received. Nothing afterward. But this phase shall soon pass."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a young man, Umar Ibrahim Umar, whose NYSC snap became an instant meme for his passionate pose replied a tweep who reshared the photo.
A Twitter user with the handle @MaziIbe_ shared the parade picture, asking people where the ex-corps member is at present.
Hours after on Monday, February 22, Umar replied:
"I'm here. Happy and thankful!"
Many Nigerians who were surprised by his response said they also have a lot of questions to ask him concerning his passion on the NYSC campground.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Legit.ng. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.