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Streamlining Npower: We will Reduce Two-year Npower Agreement-Sadiya: “According to a Wednesday statement signed by the ministry’s deputy director information, Rhoda Iliya, Ms Farouq didn’t specify the new duration the federal was considering but she said the decision followed efforts to totally streamline the scheme for correct efficiency”

“Others include enrolling more women on the program to empower them, in order that they will earn an income and be more self-sufficient while privileging N-Teach, N-Health and N-Agro as areas of key priority attention,” she said.

“The (I-NSIP) is meant to reposition N-SIP to cater to vulnerable groups in society by providing them access to shock responsive interventions, life skills & mentorship to systematically lift people out of poverty.

According to Ms Farouq, “The ministry has undertaken a review and re-appraisal of the programme to strengthen the program design and streamline for efficiency.

“Part of the reforms and streamlining will see a discount in tenure from the present 24 months,” she added.

At the top of the session, the ministers reportedly resolved that focus should be paid to helping youth convert knowledge into skills while providing opportunities for them to digitalize and organize markets.

She “emphasis shouldn’t get on starting new structures but building on existing ones – from the National Directorate of Employment to Digital Literacy and Skills Acquisition programme (DEEL) as well because the Work Experience Programme (WEP) of the Ministry of Youth & Sports Development.”


She said the ministry intends to reposition the intervention programmes by launching the Integrated National Social Investment Programme (I-NSIP).
According to her, it would help in enrolling more beneficiaries into the programme and empower women to be more self-sufficient.

Streamlining Npower: We will Reduce Two-year Npower Agreement-Sadiya

The meeting was attended by minister agriculture, Sabo Nanono; minister of state, budget and planning, Clem Agba; minister of health, ‎Osagie Ehanire; minister of women affairs, Pauline Tallen and minister of state, education, Emeka Nwajiuba.



Similarly, there are consistent outcry from volunteers over delay or non-payment of their monthly allowances although the minister had admitted that her ministry encountered challenges with the govt Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS) which caused the delay.

The proposed reduction within the duration of the programme comes amidst the controversy trailing over 200,000 beneficiaries selected in 2016, under Batch-A who need to are disengaged from the scheme after the mandatory two years of internship The federal has said it’s considering reducing the two-year internship programme for beneficiaries enrolled under the N-Power scheme.


The minister of humanitarian affairs, Sadiya Farouq, said this on Tuesday, during a gathering with other ministers in Abuja




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