Batch C: Federal Govt Reveals That 4.48 Million Persons Apply For N-Power Jobs

The federal government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has said that about 5 million applicants have registered on the portal in the ongoing Batch C registration.

N-Power Batch C Registration

Applications for the N-Power Batch C scheme have increased to 4.48 million, the Federal Government has announced.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, who disclosed this via a tweet, stated that the applications were received within a period of 16 days after the portal was opened.

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The Federal Government plans to enrol 400,000 applicants in the Batch C scheme.

Providing updates on the applications so far received for the scheme, Umar-Farouq stated in a tweet on Sunday night that “my team and I continue to interface with stakeholders to ensure a successful transition for the @npower_ng.

“It has been 16 days since the portal opened and we have received 4.48 million applications to date.”

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The ministry had recently explained that it was carrying out the transitioning of independent monitors recruited to monitor Batch A and B of the N-Power programme as well as other National Social Investment Programmes.

The NSIP was inaugurated by the government in 2016 with the mandate of lifting citizens out of poverty through a number of social interventions.

The interventions include N-Power, National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, Conditional Cash Transfer Programme and the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme.

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The humanitarian minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, had thanked the independent monitors for their service in monitoring the activities and programmes of the NSIPs.

She noted that as the ministry had commenced the transition of Batch A and B N-Power beneficiaries, it would conclude activities of the independent monitors enrolled with those two batches by July 31, 2020.

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