The Batch C registration for the N-Power programme is scheduled to commence by 11:45 pm Friday (June 26) according to the programme’s official Twitter handle post.
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had earlier announced the commencement of enrolment for a new batch of N-Power beneficiaries effective June 26, 2020.
According to a statement by the ministry, “the N-Power Programme has enrolled 500,000 beneficiaries thus far – 200,000 from Batch A which started in September 2016 and 300,000 from Batch B which kicked off in August 2018.
“The beneficiaries were supposed to spend not less than 24 months on the programme and were spread across the key industries targeted by the program – Agriculture, Health, Education, and Tax. “The current beneficiaries from Batches A and B are scheduled to transit the programme by July 31, 2020, with plans already in place to transition them into entrepreneurship.”
N-power programme was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) with the mandate of lifting citizens out of poverty through capacity building, investment, and direct support.
The programme is targeted at unemployed Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 to “contribute in building a skilled Nigerian workforce”. Unemployed Nigerians with a secondary school leaving certificates according to N-Power can apply for “N-Power Agro, N-Power Build, N-Power Creative and N-Power Tech.”
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