Democracy Speech: 549,500 Npower Volunteers Engaged-Buhari
Social Investment Programme is a Role Model to Nations
Democracy Speech: 549,500 Npower Volunteers Engaged-Buhari: We will Address Unemployment with Massive Social Investment Programme
“Our Social Investment Programme has continued to be a model to other nations and has engaged five hundred and forty nine thousand five hundred N-Power beneficiaries, four hundred and eight thousand ,six hundred and eighty two beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer Programme and two million, two hundred and thirty eight thousand, three hundred and thirty four beneficiaries of the Growth Enhancement and Empowerment Programme”.
This is being done in collaboration with the States.
Similarly, Marketmoni” and Tradermoni” Programmes haveprovided affordable loans to small and micro scale enterprises to grow their businesses.
“Under the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, over 9,963,729 children are being fed to keep them in school and improve their nutritional status.”
There are wide range of issues in the message, from Security, Health, Education, Agriculture, Job creation, Covid-19 etc
No statement to npower permanency, but the president promised to address the rising problem of unemployment in the country
More funds will be poured into the Social Investment Programme, according to the Message, there will be massive stimulus packages to that effect
The Good news is, there is no mentioning of disengaging volunteers, rather more applicants will be recruited in to the programme according to the leaked message