Last updated on November 9th, 2018 at 10:39 am
How many N-Power volunteers have been verified?
The Federal Government says 162,024 N-Power beneficiaries have been cleared and records validated to receive #30,000 monthly stipend.
This means that records of 37,976 volunteers are still being sorted. This includes those who have issues of unmatched records, change in name as a result of marital status ,and error in bank details.
According Mr. Laolu Akande, aid to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday while giving the update on the progress made by the Social Investment Programme, SIP, of President Buhari-led government.
“Under the N-Power job scheme for unemployed graduates now running in 36 States and FCT, 162,024 unemployed graduates have been effectively enrolled and validated-meaning have been cleared to be receiving the N30,000 monthly stipends, out of the 200,000 originally engaged late last year.
“A vast majority of the validated beneficiaries have been receiving stipends as at 31st March, 2017. Indeed, an additional number has just been added to the list of those receiving their pay in the last several weeks.”
Other 37,976 volunteers will be cleared
Laolu Akande promised that no one would be left out.
“However, effort is being made to validate others and ensure that the 200,000 places provided for in the first batch of the N-Power programme are all effectively validated as provided for under the first phase of the programme.”
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“A date for the engagement of more N-power beneficiaries and the reopening of the portal to receive more applications would be announced soon, ” Laolu said.
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