N-Power Beneficiaries will be Paid their April Salary Next Week – Nigeria Government
The Federal Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this statement. This was during the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 on Friday, 15 May 2020
She also assured the payment is at the final stage of processing, according to DailyPost. Hence, they will start receiving their payment from next week.
There have been delays in recent months in paying the N-Power beneficiaries their stipends. Lockdown has been imposed on the nation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It has not made life any easier for the enrollee of the program too.
The N-Power, a Social Investment Programme is an initiative by the Federal Government. The aim is to tackle the soaring rise of unemployment of graduates in Nigeria. It currently boasts around 500,000 trained graduates. They assist to improve the inadequacies in our public services in education, health, and civic education.
They also provide non graduates with relevant business and technical skills to enhance their productivity and income.