About 400,000 applicants will be absorbed into the third batch of its N-Power National Social Investment Scheme (NSIP). The federal government of Nigeria said.
The ministry explained that the enrolment will provide opportunities for more Nigerian youths to access the programme, in furtherance of President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.
The ministry also stated that the current enrolees of the scheme (Batch A) will exit June 30, 2020 while (Batch B) will exit the programme on July 31, 2020.
The scheme gave further details on the upcoming enrolment exercise via its official twitter handle @npower_ng on Monday.
“This week, the N-Power portal will re-open for registration. 400,000 beneficiaries will be taken from the application pool.
“Here are some tips to get ready; get your BVN ready, ensure you are not an existing employee in any organization and application is online.” The tweet reads
The 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.