The federal government via the National Social Investment Office (NSIO) has urged states across the country to engage the N-power volunteers who have been trained in various vocations.
Federal Government urges states to engage N- power volunteers .
It said such engagements will help address the unemployment challenge in the country and keep the beneficiaries gainfully employed.
Justice Bibiye, the Communications Manager, National Social Investment Office (NSIO) in a statement released on Friday also said that no date has been announced for the exit of the first batch of volunteers enrolled in the scheme.
He urged the public to disregard all posts on the social media stating the contrary. Bibiye said:
“The federal government is already in talks with state governments and the private sector to solicit support for permanent engagement of the N-Power beneficiaries.
Who are Qualified
Those who by virtue of their exposure to the work environment in the last two years have now garnered the needed experience to effectively operate in the industry.
“Former Special Adviser to the President on Social Investment, Mrs Maryam Uwais, who was recently in Yenegoa, Bayelsa State, to flag off the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, also intimated N-power beneficiaries of plans by government to assist them have a sustainable means of income as they prepare to exit the programme.