Project Nexit CBN Loan: Sadiya Fails 500,000 Npower A/B, Owes 14,000 Volunteers -SR

Project Nexit: Sadiya Fails 500,000 NPower A/B & Owes 14,000 Volunteers -SR

Project Nexit CBN Loan: Sadiya Fails 500,000 Npower A/B, Owes 14,000 Volunteers -SR: An online investigative journalism-Sahara Reporters has made shocking revelations regarding the project Nexit loan package made to disengaged Npower volunteers many months ago

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Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has failed to honor the promises made to Npower disengaged volunteers

Sadiya has deliberately shown NO interest in granting the loan request to empower disengaged volunteers after stopping their N30,000 monthly stipends

In addition to not honoring disengaged volunteers’ loan package, the minister has always failed to pay over 14,000 flagged off by GIFMIS

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, failed to give out the Nigerian government backup loans, known as N-Exit to the 500,000 disengaged Npower Scheme beneficiaries, SaharaReporters has learned.


According to a source who spoke to SaharaReporters on Wednesday, about 14,000 beneficiaries of the scheme have also not been paid their stipends in the last five months.

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“The Farouq-headed Humanitarian Affairs Ministry launched the project to lift 100million Nigerians out of poverty but the beneficiaries of batches A and B were disengaged in 2016 and 2017

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq launched a website to register volunteers interested in the FG loan programme since 2020, nothing has been heard from her


“A Portal that will enable Exited N-Power Beneficiaries to apply for Central Bank of Nigeria Empowerment Options has been launched by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management.”

A Npower volunteer who became a victim of Sadiya’s decision of laying off batch A and B disclosed that ;

“Npower Batch A and B who were engaged 2016 and 2017 respectively were disengaged since May 2020.

“While she launched another portal for exited Npower beneficiaries to apply for their exit package which the Federal government promised to give all the exited beneficiaries after serving for about three years.

“They are owing about 14,000 beneficiaries five months stipend but Sadiya Farouq keeps mute after making numerous promises without fulfillment while the 500,000 exited beneficiaries remained desperate for not getting loans promised while opening the portal.”

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He added that the insecurity in the country is owing to the fact that, many youths have been thrown into the street, without any source of livelihood

Many are engaging themselves in criminal acts to survive the harsh economic environment the country finds herself

“Her mismanagement of the affairs with myopic thinking, abuse of the office she is heading, and corruption that’s running in her veins has contributed towards the growing insecurity situation in the North.

“The disengagement of Npower batch A and B beneficiaries might be responsible for the security challenges we are battling now. We say no to her false promises.

“Why would the federal government used and dumped us? How would it dump 500,000 law-abiding youths? We worked for it and we deserved to be given an exit package if at all the federal government can’t employ us after they promised and later abandoned us.

“After all, we and our family members contributed much for the election that brought them, APC into power,” he said.

Comrade Bashir Gobir said, the National President of Exited NPower, disclosed that;

“The Federal Government through Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development have refused to fulfill this promise since June and July 2020 to date.

“I have received more than a hundred calls every day from the disengaged beneficiaries; the same thing on my WhatsApp. This is uncomfortable. Sadiya Faruq promised us loans but nothing has been heard about the issue. It’s over a year. It’s so sad this is coming from her office and the Nigerian government.”


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