N-power Batch A, B & C: 4 Things That Will Happen in November
N-power Batch A, B & C: 4 Things That Will Happen in November: As the Federal Government unleashes more of her developmental plans to curb youth restiveness and protests, the government has swung into action to further empower the youths
Measures Put in place to Boast Youth empowerment and N-power MDAs plan
774,000 minial jobs for the less privillaged have started (1st of November)
The Nigerian Youth Investment Fund (NYIF) is on; names will be released within Noveember
The Survival Fund aka SMSEME Fund is massively enagaging Small and Medium Scale Entrepreneurs allover the nation, the month of November is heavy as the Federal Government inject more fund this novemebr
Loan from NIRSAL National Microfinance Bank (NNMFB) is put smile in the face of thousands of Nigerians, more impact will be made this November
CNB Loan/ Agri-Business/Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme CBN’s AGSMEIS Loan will receive boast from FG this November
The Month of November will be a month to remember to All Npower incoming and exited volunteers, as Government is ready to do more for the youth, curtail the high rate of Unemployment in the Country
The Npower Programme is one of such programme designed to curb youth unemployment by 15 to 20 percent, more hands are on deck as the government round up Transition plans to put exited beneficiaries in the said Ministries Department and Agencies of Government
N-power Volunteers have promised Absorption into Ministries, Departments and Agencies, Sadiya Umar has advised exited N-power Volunteers to be patient as more consultation are finalized and perfected
“Despite this, the exited beneficiaries are advised to exercise more patience and await the result of the efforts being made by the Honorable Minister who is currently engaging various MDAs including the CBN and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to ensure that the eligible exited beneficiaries are transited to government progammes or even employment where available.
we have directed Focal Persons of NSIPs in all the states to submit an updated list and details of the exited N-Power beneficiaries that are interested in participating in the transition plans of the ministry” the Honourable Minister stated”words of Sadiya Umar
This is not a simple matter or joke, the government is on it kneels to see this come to pass any moment from now, hence more time is needed
Exited Batch A and B Volunteers will be transitioned in the Month of November
Transitioning volunteers into a meaningful and sustainable venture will strategically position the economy at an advantage; no volunteer will be laid-off- Sadiya Umar Disclosed this on NTA
She told reporters of the Transition plans developed since November 2019, and that all beneficiaries would be fully engaged according to the Psychometric assessment results
The minister made it clear, “we are only transiting volunteers into a meaningful and viable ventures, we will not throw volunteers to the street
Beneficiaries will be transitioned into Government Entrepreneurship Schemes and other Viable Private Sectors to boast the economy devasted by covid-19 “
According to Umar Sadiya Farouq, the Federal Government is gradually transitioning volunteers to the next level to make provision for others.
The goal is to keep volunteers Npowered while positioning Nigeria at the core of the post covid-19 digital economy.
Responding to a question asked on NTA, the Minister hinted Government plan to transition volunteers without laying them off.
“As part of the transition process before eligible volunteers will be absorbed into government entrepreneurship schemes and engaging private sector bodies to absorb some of the beneficiaries, a compulsory completion of psychometric assessment would be done to determine competency and placement into various opportunities – Hajiya Sadiya Farouq disclosed.
The Federal Government will be opening opportunities in the services and real sectors of the economy where all volunteers will be deployed.
Some key sectors for deployment include.
- Real Estate
- Information & Communication Technology (ICT)
- Creative industry
- Finance (agency banking)
- Agriculture & Agro processing
- Transport and Logistics
- Retail (e-commerce)
Psychometric Test Might Be Conducted in November
As part of the transition process before eligible volunteers will be absorbed into government entrepreneurship schemes and private sector bodies
A compulsory completion of psychometric assessment will be done to determine competency and placement into various opportunities- Umar Sadiya Farouq
Hajiya Sadiya Farouq said “We have commenced the transitioning of beneficiaries from Batches A and B into government entrepreneurship schemes and engaging private sector bodies to absorb some of the beneficiaries after the completion of psychometric assessment to determine competency and placement into various opportunities.
Payment of 5 Months Owed Stipends will be made in Novermber
Umar Farouq has briefed volunteers owed 5 months backlogs, this disclosure were made on her verified Twitter handle on Tuesday.
See Full Details and Precise Words of Umar Sadiya Farouq
“I consider it necessary to give status update regarding the outstanding arrears of stipend to the 14,200 N-power cohorts from Batch A and B,” the minister said.
“From the outset, the N-Power programme was designed to run for 24 months (2
“Out of the 500,000 combined beneficiaries from Batch A and B only 14,200 have 5 months outstanding stipend arrears.
“The delay in the payment of the arrears arose due to platform migration from NIBSS to GIFMIS by the Office of Accountant General of the Federation in March 2020.
“From the consolidated list of beneficiaries we received from the OAGF in September, the 14,200 beneficiaries with arrears of stipend were flagged for receiving monthly payment from other MDAs, particularly from the NYSC.
“It is possible that the 14,200 beneficiaries used their NYSC allowance bank accounts for N-Power and GIFMIS payment platform picked them for double payment.
“We have initiated State verification process with State N-Power Focal Officers.
“The 14,200 affected beneficiaries will present their NYSC certificates for final verification after which we will present an updated list to OAGF to pay off their 5 months arrears.
“All legitimate claims and those on verified list will be paid before the end of the year”.
Npower Batch C: Onboarding of New Entrant (400,000 new volunteers) Will Commence November
In no distant time, further instructions will be made known as to the next stage of the recruitment exercise
“We are concluding arrangement to start the Batch C programme where other young Nigerians will participate,” Minister of Humanitarian Revealed
N-power Batch C registration ended second week of August; the N-power official Facebook Handle confirmed this
More than five Million Applications were received and confirmed
Only 400,000 applicants will make it through to the on-boarding process, a rigid procedure is already in place to screened out applications
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq is pleased to conduct a Free, Fair and Credible recruitment
Onboarding of the Batch C successful applicants might happen in the month of November as procedures are already in place to shortlist and commence batch C