Senator Ben Bruce. Source: Twitter.

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP-Bayelsa East) warned that the country’s unemployed population is a “time bomb”.

The media mogul gave the warning in a post on his Twitter handle on Tuesday.

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The lawmaker stated that the federal government can turn the unemployed into agricultural entrepreneurs.

Murray-Bruce said: “Nigeria’s unemployed population is twice the entire population of Benin Republic. It is a time bomb.

“Yet, we can immediately turn our unemployed into agricultural entrepreneurs, if the ministry of agriculture gives out free seeds and fertilizers to any Nigerian willing to farm.”