We have detailed the Current press briefing of the Honorable minister on the current issues of the Npower Beneficiaries. In a Press Briefing to respond to the nonpayment of stipends to N-Power beneficiaries. You can see all below here.
The Ministry is currently engaging the NSIP Cluster Heads for clarifications; in essence, the Handover and Taking process for these two (2) programmes is still ongoing. the Home Grown Feeding Programme, which is also a cluster of the NSIP has continued to run smoothly since its transfer to the Ministry. Except for the four states that were submitted during my absence and this has already been treated.
Beneficiaries will receive their outstanding allowances on 20th December, 2019. before transitioning on to greater things.
The @FMHDSD reaffirms its commitment to ensuring that beneficiaries of all the Social Investment Programmes access interventions designed for them within the stipulated guidelines.
We have also been working on a transition program for those that are progressing out of NPower — after their 24months in the program have elapsed. Alongside this, we preparing to receive a new intake of participants in the program, who will then participate for 24 months
Since we came into office, we have been working on a needs and numbers-based assessment of NPower to reposition it for the future — in order to ensure that the high expectations of young Nigerians that are participating in the program are met in the short, medium and long-term.
For more of these check the Minister twitter account;