N-power Batch C Stipend: In-Coming Volunteers Plead for 50,000 Increase from FG
N-power Batch C Stipend: In-Coming Volunteers Plead N50,000 Increase in Stipend: The Incoming batch C applicant of the Npower programme have started voicing their plea on FG regarding increase in the 30,000 naira stipend that will be paid upon onboarding
Applicants of the batch C programme are calling for increment of stipend from 30, 000 to 50,000 without condition. The economic situation of the country is not appealing, the government need to increase the amount-Batch C applicants lament
They argued that, the batch A and B disengaged volunteer’s enjoyed low inflation rate in 2016 and 2017, but the economy has dwindled and turned bad in 2021, the government should increase our stipends to 50,000
Batch C volunteers also claim that, batch A and B spent more than 2 years in the programme, same respect should be accorded to them for equity purposes
A renown site, https://www.myinfoclock.com report that, “The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development had stated that in addition to expanding the number of beneficiaries to 1 million (in two Streams of 500,000 beneficiaries each), the N-power Batch C Programme would last for 12 months, on a monthly Stipend of N30,000.
“Reacting to the development, an applicant of the N-power Programme, Victor Okere pleaded with the Federal Government to increase the monthly Stipend N50,000 considering the 12 Months duration and high cost of living presently in the country”
“Young Okere emphasised that the cost of living has tripled presently with the cost of items in the market increasing day-by-day”