FG Budgets 420 Billion Naira for Npower and Other NSIP Programmes Federal Government of Nigeria has Budgeted 420 Billion Naira for Npower Batch A and B transition or Permanency while also from the Budget Npower Batch C intakes will also benefit from it, the Budget also covers all NSIP programmes for 2021 phase.
Buhari made it Known during the presentation of the 2021 Appropriation Bill on Thursday at a joint session of the National Assembly.
NPower is linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic, employment and social development arenas. N-Power addresses the challenge of youth unemployment by providing a structure for large scale and relevant work skills acquisition and development while linking its core and outcomes to fixing inadequate public services and stimulating the larger economy.
Currently, 500, 000 trained graduates who were engaged to improve the inadequacies in the public services in education, health and civic education have concluded their service and has been exited to benefit from other government oppotunities. 400,000 new batch of Npower volunteers will soon be Enroll to also benefit from the programme.
The National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) are a group of programmes under the National Social Investment Office (NSIO), a social security agency created in 2015 by the Federal Government of Nigeria to manage social investment programmes within Nigeria.
Current Programmes under the NSIP are: N-Power, National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP), Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), and GEEP.
Meanwhile Npower Batch A and B has been calling out the Buhari Led Federal Government of Nigeria about non payment of stipends and backlog, plus late payment of npower stipends, not stopping there, npower volunteers have been pleading with the government to full-fill their campaign promises by Giving permanent employment to npower batch A and B, many Npower Batch B beneficiaries have taken to social media to express their disappointment over Governments failure to issue them their required Npower Devices.