Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq has provided an update on the commencement of the scheme Npower Batch C.

“He gave an update in a series of tweets from his Twitter account on Tuesday, October 27 in which he also described the benefits of the scheme.

“The Minister explained that more than 100,000 from the initial 500,000 beneficiaries who have been out the scheme has been a business owner and employer of labor.

In her view, the scheme Npower has contributed heavily to the socio-economic development of Nigeria as a whole and the government eager and focus on enabling Batch C set so that other young people can also benefit from the scheme.

“He wrote: “I am proud to tell Nigeria that 109,000 of the 500,000 beneficiaries have gone on to become a business owner and some are employers of labor.
We have concluded arrangements to start Batch C program in which another Nigerian youth will participate.

“We will continue to work towards a better future for our young people.

“Let me add that the N-Power has contributed significantly to the socio-economic development of the country. We salute the past beneficiaries for their service to the nation.

“It is gratifying to note that the N-Power achieved one core goal of making the beneficiaries self.