As the day counts, payments for for N-power by the federal government have commenced an information that came from the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande. According to him, the Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the payment of the N30, 000 monthly stipends for all beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme. Which means the payments will be a stipend of 30.000 naira each.
From his assertion, many of the N-power applicants will received theirs before the end of 2016. Though wee have not confirmed if anyone actually was paid last year.
N-Power Payment – Federal Government commences payment of N30,000 stipends to beneficiary
Chief Akande had this to say“All successfully verified beneficiaries who have provided bank accounts are being processed for payment.’’
“Some beneficiaries will receive their first stipends today -December 30.’’
He later went further that the payment N30.000 would continue after the New Year Public holiday.
Akande appealed to beneficiaries of subsequent batch of the scheme to take seriously their virtual training.
“Already, close to 50% of the 200,000 unemployed graduates selected in the first batch of N-Power job program have now been verified and being processed for December stipends’ payment.
“This process will continue and some will receive their stipends after the New Year public holiday, starting from Tuesday, 3rd of January.
Akande said. “N-Power Volunteer Corps members are encouraged to take their virtual training seriously over this period,’’
To this end, all N-Power Volunteer Corps members have been advised to take their virtual training on the NPVN platform seriously over this period.