A week after the federal government opened the portal to receive applications for the enrollment of Batch C N-Power beneficiaries, over three million youths have applied.
A statement from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development said yesterday: “Enrolment of beneficiaries for N-power Batch C commenced on Friday, June 26, 2020 and has received over three 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 statement announced the transitioning of Independent monitors recruited to monitor Batches A and B of the programme as well as other National Social Investment Programmes.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, said the ministry would conclude activities of the independent monitors enrolled with those two batches by July 31, 2020. About 500,000 youths who were beneficiaries of the first two batches exited the scheme on June 30 and Batch B will exit finally on July 31.