The online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of the N-Power enrols, has witnessed over 3 million applications in just 7 days,
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, commenced the enrolment process of the third batch of the N-Power beneficiaries on 26th June, 2020.
A week after the portal was opened for application, the Ministry said that over 3 million applications have been received from unemployed Nigerians.
The government stated that 400,000 Applicants will be absorbed into the third batch of its N-Power National Social Investment Scheme.
The update on the application exercise is contained in a statement in Abuja on Friday by the Deputy Director Information of the ministry, Rhoda Iliya.
The statement reads: “Enrolment of beneficiaries for N-power Batch C commenced on Friday June 26th2020 and has received over 3 million applications since the portal opened.
“The application process will be concluded as soon as possible to provide additional Nigerian youths access to the programme.”
The Ministry also announced the disengagement of the Independent Monitors recruited to monitor Batch A and B of the N-Power programme, as well as other National Social Investment Programmes, NSIP.
According to the Ministry, they will be disengaged on July 31.
The Minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, thanked the Independent Monitors for their service in monitoring the activities and programmes of the NSIP.
She said: “As we commence the transition of Batch A and B N-Power beneficiaries, the ministry will conclude activities of the Independent Monitors enrolled with those two batches by 31st July 2020.
“The Federal Government appreciates their support during the period of engagement and looks forward to on-boarding a new set of monitors with the roll-out of the Integrated National Social Investment Programme, set to kick off when the new N-Power Batch C beneficiaries come onboard.”
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