N-Power Commences Recruitment, Gives Guidelines For Registration
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development said the Batch C registration for the N-Power programme has commenced late Friday (June 26).
This was aaccording to the programme’s official Twitter handle post.
The Ministry had earlier announced the commencement of enrolment for a new batch of N-Power Beneficiaries Effective June 26, 2020 .
According to the statement by the ministry, it says that N-Power Programme has enrolled 500,000 beneficiaries thus far – 200,000 from Batch A which started in September 2016 and 300,000 from Batch B which kicked off in August 2018.
It added that the beneficiaries were supposed to spend not less than 24 months on the programme and were spread across the key industries targeted by the program – Agriculture, Health, Education, and Tax.
The statement also recalled that, N-power programme was inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) with the mandate of lifting citizens out of poverty through capacity building, investment, and direct support.
It further said that the programme is targeted at unemployed Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 to “contribute in building a skilled Nigerian workforce.
Giving the guidelines for registration, N-Power said unemployed Nigerians with a secondary school leaving certificates according to N-Power can apply for “N-Power Agro, N-Power Build, N-Power Creative and N-Power Tech,”
While only graduates are allowed to apply for N-Power Teach and N-Power Health.
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N-Power has advised the general public not to pay anyone to apply on the N-Power.
It also said that Bank Verification Number (BVN) is needed for registration, thus applicants should get a print out of the BVN or the accurate digits before commencing the application process.