in

Federal Government Begins Selection Of 500,000 N-Power Batch C Beneficiaries

The federal government has started the selection of N-Power Batch C applicants.

The Federal Government has announced the commencement of the selection process for 500,000 Batch C beneficiaries of the N-Power programme.

Federal Government Begins Selection Of 500,000 N-Power Batch C Beneficiaries 1

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja during the inauguration of the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS).

According to Mrs. Farouq, one million persons would benefit in the current batch C of the social investment programme, adding that the beneficiaries would be required to undergo a mandatory online test as part of the selection process.

She noted that the Batch C programme would run for 12 months, stressing that each beneficiary would be paid a monthly stipend of N30,000 each.

READ ALSO  Man Shoots 10-Month-Old Baby In The Head After Child's Mother Rejected Him At Party

“We have reached another milestone in the process of recruiting and onboarding of the Batch C N-Power beneficiaries beginning with 500,000 beneficiaries.

“The N-Power Batch C as inaugurated today is structured to onboard one million new beneficiaries, beginning with an initial 500,000 beneficiaries in the first stream.

“A subsequent 500,000 beneficiaries in a second stream, all aligned to the national policy drive of lifting 100 million people out of abject poverty in 10 years.”

READ ALSO  ISWAP Kills 10 Nigerian Soldiers During A Gun Fight, Takes One Hostage In Borno

The minister said all applicants had been migrated onto the NASIMS platform and that they would undergo a mandatory online test as part of the selection process.

“The programme is now positioned to be more strategic through the NASIMS. Beneficiaries will now be able to get more from programme, and experience a seamless verification process as well as an efficient transition and exit management plan through the NASIMS.

“Beneficiaries can now log into http://nasims.gov.ng to take their test and subsequently carry out the process. [email protected] is the dedicated email address for complaints and enquiries,” she added.

 

This is coming a few months after President Buhari increased the number of beneficiaries of the N-Power, school feeding, other National Social Investment Programmes in other to accommodate more people.

READ ALSO  Customs Arrests Nigerian Man Traveling To Dubai With 2,886 ATM Cards At Lagos Airport

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Many Female Students Abducted As Gunmen Invades Federal College Of Forestry In Kaduna 27

Many Female Students Abducted As Gunmen Invades Federal College Of Forestry In Kaduna

Rivers Monarch Sentenced To Prison For Threatening To Deal With Judge During Court Hearing 28

Rivers Monarch Sentenced To Prison For Threatening To Deal With Judge During Court Hearing