FG to engage 300,000 new N-Power beneficiaries

By Admin on 20/07/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 306


 

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp from August 1.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a press statement on Thursday.

Akande explained that with 200,000 existing beneficiaries, 500,000 unemployed Nigerian graduates would by August be beneficiaries of the scheme, which is a crucial part of the administration’s National Social Investment Programmes.

He said the N-Power Volunteer Corps scheme was designed to benefit all Nigerians irrespective of their backgrounds and was currently in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

Akande stated that in conjunction with all state N-Power partners, the new beneficiaries would be promptly deployed in their primary places of assignment on or before the said date.

He said, “The final selection lists broken down in states/local government areas for each of the three N-Power components would be circulated to all focal persons in the states and the FCT by Friday, July 20, 2018.

“All successfully deployed N-Power beneficiaries in the second batch will be engaged for a period of two years starting from August 1, 2018 to July 31, 2020.

“In order to qualify for their first monthly payment stipend of N30,000 by August 31, 2018, all deployed volunteers are expected to upload on their N-Power portal page their stamped and signed confirmation of resumption on or before Friday, August 10, 2018.”

Through the N-Power scheme, unemployed Nigerian graduates have been empowered by training and skills acquisition in different areas of public services, including education (N-Teach), health (N-Health), agriculture (N-Agro), and building/construction (N-Build).

Each beneficiary learns entrepreneurial skills to enable them to become business owners and professionals on their own, while beneficiaries are given electronic devices to enhance their work, and paid a monthly stipend of N30,000.

 

 

 

Posted on July, 20 2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
Obasanjo has no moral right to comment on...

Monkey pox cases in Nigeria now 33

Kachikwu Replaces Alison Madueke As OPEC President

Two Americans And One South African Killed In...

Miss Nollywood Nigeria Gets Surprise Marriage Proposal

We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan...

NLC Boss Asks Govt To Sack ABSEDA Management...

42 Die As Boat Capsize In Greece

Lawmakers pass bill that allows birth certificates for...

I declined Ambassadorial nomination because I don't think...

Delta 2015: Presidency Favours Omo-Agege

GENERAL IBRAHIM BABANGIDA SPEAKS ON THE LIBERIAN CIVIL...
News Abia Election Special (3) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (8) Breaking News (195) Business (41) Campus News (3) Crime (120) Economy (110) Education (124) Entertainment (144) Fashion and Style (3) General (817) Health (107) Inside Africa (40) International News (303) Interviews (28) National (1931) Politics (945) Press Releases (110) Religion (9) Security (127) Sports (431) Technology (24) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News Treasury Looting: Buhari Shielding Corrupt Relatives – PDP Buhari's refusal to sign electoral act is a threat to the nation's existence- Wike Oshiomhole denies attacking Aisha Buhari Having sex in a car not a crime – Police Police arrest 51 protesting Judaism faithful in Umuahia 'I didn't say Abia roads are bad, I was misquoted' - His Eminence Uche PDP demands immediate release of Doyin Okupe The Attack on President Buhari by Abia APC is Despicable and Misguided, PDP fires Enyimba Economic city: UPP lauds Ikpeazu, Buhari for signing deal BREAKING: Police arrests two billboard vandals in Umuahia

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (23,915 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,536 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (16,946 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (7,633 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,313 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,081 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,072 views) Nurse Justina Obi Ejelonu, one of the nurses that contracted Ebola virus is dead!!! (5,743 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (5,716 views) Breaking News : 2015 - Abaribe withdraws from Abia guber race, backs Ikpeazu (5,505 views)