7147 N-Power volunteers engaged in Delta


N-power job scheme

No fewer than 7,149 N-Power volunteers were engaged in Delta in 2016, Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation, has said.

Imoukhuede made this known at a meeting with beneficiaries of the programme in Asaba.

He said that of the 8,241 slots allocated to Delta, 7,147 of them were engaged in 2016.

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“And out of the 7,147 beneficiaries, a total of 5,916 have been receiving their N30,000 monthly stipends since May, while an additional 857 beneficiaries have just been cleared.’’

Imoukhuede explained that the N-Power initiative was one of the Social Investment Programmes of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

He said that the programme was aimed at helping young Nigerians to acquire and develop lifelong skills to become solution providers in their communities as…

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