Nexit Package/Backlog/Batch C: Sadiya Raises Hope (Video)
Nexit Package/Backlog/Batch C: Sadiya Raises Hope (Video): The Humanitarian Minister, Honorable Umar Sadiya Umar has once again briefed the public on the 5 months stipends and Nexit package volunteers are waiting for
The Minister was responding to questions using one of the largest spoken languages in West Africa (Hausa)
In her Words (Interpreted in English)
Some Volunteers are receiving salary elsewhere, so they were flagged by the GIMIS system
“Out of the 500,000 combined beneficiaries from Batch A and B only 14,200 have 5 months outstanding stipend arrears.
“I have limited capacity to play in this process, the whole bulk of this verification is sole done by the Office of Accountant General
“Over 14,200 affected volunteers have submitted their credentials and bank statements, these documents are undergoing manual verification and authentication, a complex situation that consumes time
Delay experience is owing to the manual verification of bank statements with few and limited staff strength
Open the conclusion of this verification, all affected volunteers will be paid their long awaited 5 months stipends accordingly
“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 a 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.
Nexit CBN Loan
The Humanitarian Minister in the person of Umar Sadiya Farouq has refuted the claims and reaffirmed the Federal Government position to disburse adequate funds for the commencement of the Nexit CBN loan programme
Fund has been budgeted and in due time, each volunteer would get a minimum of 300,000 depending on the businesses volunteers would present, disbursement would starts, the statement added
For now, all volunteers not yet registered are advised to do so, as all registration hitches are being rectified
N-Power beneficiaries who have concluded the two-year job programme will now be able to access permanent job opportunities or business prospects in line with the N-power exit strategy, the Nigerian presidency announced
While the Batch B volunteers of 30,000 volunteers will be used as Agro enumerators
“200,000 beneficiaries will be engaged as financial services operators under a Shared Agent Network Expansion Facility (SANEF) scheme operated by the Central Bank of Nigeria under the plan”
“30,000 beneficiaries have been engaged as geospatial experts and enumerators in the Economic Sustainability Plan’s Mass Agric programme.
Others will have the option of benefiting from the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) micro-enterprise loans”