FG to extend payment of stipends of N-Power 2016 beneficiaries

Federal Government of Nigeria through its intervention programme has assured the first batch of N-Power beneficiaries that their stipends will be continued despite the fact that the programme will end on December 2018.

N-Power 2016 beneficiaries are the first batch of N-Power programme which commenced on December 2016. The vision of the programme is to reduce the high employment rate in Nigeria.

President Buhari spoke through his Special Assistance on New Media, Mr Bashir Ahmad, he shared the good news on his twitter handle.

About 200,000 young Nigerian graduates were employed through the N-Power Program in the area of education, health and Agriculture.

N-Power beneficiaries were sent into public school, health sectors and farms across all the local government areas in Nigeria.

Mystatenews monitored the programme in Lagos state, the beneficiaries have proven to have shaped the education system in Nigeria.

The public primary schools in Lagos have experienced significant improvement because of the injection of N-Power beneficiaries into the system.

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