NPower Batch A & B NASS Update: 400,000 Youths Benefited-Salame
NPower Batch A & B NASS Update: 400,000 Youths Benefited-Salame: 400,000 youths have benefited from the Poverty Alleviation and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), the House of Representatives Committee reveals
Illela/Gwadabawa, the lawmaker, representing the Constituency of Sokoto State disclosed on Friday, that the poverty Alleviation Programme embarked on by the government has yielded more fruits than expected
According to the House of Representatives Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) says 400,000 youths have benefited from the NPower Programme.
“Rep. Balarabe Salame, Chairman of the committee, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja, said that the success was recorded during his tenure as the committee’s chairman”
“NAN also reports that the NPower is a programme set up by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 to address the issues of youth unemployment as well as help increase social development”
“There are so many committees, one can make millions from, but I asked for a committee that will touch the lives of the masses and I was given the Poverty Alleviation Committee”
“Prior to now, no accountability was made for funds the government allocates for poverty alleviation, but since I assumed as chairman of the committee, 400,000 youths were given NPower”