3 Million Nigerians Apply For 400,000 N-power Jobs In 1 Week

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Friday disclosed that over 3 million persons had applied for N-power Batch C jobs between Friday June 26, 2020 when the portal was opened and yesterday.

This is contained in a statement issued by the deputy director of Information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya. The statement also quoted the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq, to have announced the end of independent monitors recruited to supervise activities of Batch A and B of the N-Power programme as well as other National Social Investment Programmes. Part of the statement reads:

“Enrolment of beneficiaries for N-power Batch C commenced on Friday June 26th 2020 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.”

Adding that, “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 on board.”

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