She kept pronouncing it as “Kola”, so don’t blame me. I attended a career conference in Abuja and got to learn a lot from the Hausa woman who gave a lecture. One of the flaws of fresh unemployed Nigerian graduates is the lust for white kola (collar) jobs or nothing else. Everybody wants to be in an office, without wanting to explore the very wide range of options they have.
On finishing your youth service, you could immediately start furthering your studies with not just a masters degree but professional training. This does not just boost your CV but also gives you an edge over the competition as one would have much more to talk about during an interview and also have the opportunity for team work and leadership positions, especially if missed out on during previous years.