Payment of 500,000 N-Power Beneficiaries To Resume – FG

Payment of 500,000 N-Power Beneficiaries To Resume – FG

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development will commence outstanding payments for 500,000 enrollees throughout the country.

This was revealed in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Minister on Media and Press Affairs,Mallam Salisu Na’inna Dambatta in Abuja.

According to the statement,the Minister restated the resolve of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to overhaul the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIPs),including the N-Power component,to ensure transparency, effectiveness, accountability and the judicious application of public resources in running the programmes.

This was followed by the signing of the payment by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, after all due processes were concluded in line with the rules guiding federal government’s public financial expenditure.

She said,“Those responsible for processing the payment must do it in conformity with the necessary rules and regulations to ensure accoubtability.

“The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development will along with relevant partners drive the overhauling process to ensure that the expected benefits of the NSIPs are realised in full”.

The minister further said “Now that the rules were followed strictly and the process concluded,I was given the assurance that they will start receiving credit alerts from their banks today, Tuesday, April 14, 2020″.

The N-Power Programme is a job creation and skills empowerment programme of the Federal Government of Nigeria which was put in place to help young Nigerians acquire and develop skills to become practical solution providers in their communities,enabling them to become innovative players in the domestic and global markets.The N-Power programme is for young Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 35.

The programme is designed to weaned off participants after 24 months and to be replaced by another batch drawn across the country.

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