N-Power stipends hits N279 Billion, says Presidency

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By tomibenz • July 13, 2019, 05 AM • 134 views • 42 comments

The Presidency, yesterday, disclosed that the federal government has so far expended a total N279billion as stipends for Nigerian youths drawn under the N-Power programme introduced in December 2016.

It said it was also collaborating with the leadership of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) to provide the needed data of qualified N-Power trainees for engagement in the proposed Community Policing Programme.

N-Power scheme is one of the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) introduced by the Buhari administration aimed at job creation for the teeming youths and ameliorating poverty in the country.

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