NPower Payment: Sadiya Umar Farouq Approved Payment of Stipend for Exiting Beneficiaries

NPower Payment: Sadiya Umar Farouq Approved Payment of Stipend for Exiting Beneficiaries
The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq,  on has approved the payment of Stipends to the exiting NPower beneficiaries under one of its National Social Investment Programmes, while noting that approval has been given for the payment of the outstanding stipends for the exited N-Power Batches A and B beneficiaries.

Despite this, the exited beneficiaries are advised to exercise more patience and await the result of the efforts being made by the Honorable Minister who is currently engaging various MDAs including the CBN and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to ensure that the eligible exited beneficiaries are transited to government progammes or even employment where available.

In this regard, “we have directed Focal Persons of NSIPs in all the states to submit an updated list and details of the exited N-Power beneficiaries that are interested in participating in the transition plans of the ministry” the Honourable Minister stated.


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While continuing, the Honourable Minister added that the incoming Batch C beneficiaries will clearly know the details of their terms of enrollment and exit at the time of entry into the programme to avoid what happened in the case of Batches A & B. Furthermore, an adequate plan will be made well ahead of their time of exiting the program to avoid what happened presently.

The Honourable Minister concluded that the candidates seeking enrollment into batch C will be scrutinized and selected on merit.
The ministry will follow a transparent process for selecting the qualified beneficiaries out of the 5,000,000 (five million) who applied”.

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