Npower News: 400,000 Youths benefit from NPower Programme says NASS
Npower News: 400000 Youths: N-Power is a scheme set up by the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on 8 June 2016, to address the issues of youth unemployment and help increase social development. The scheme was created as a component of the National Social Investment Program, to provide a structure for large-scale and relevant work skills acquisition and development and to ensure that each participant will learn and practice most of what is necessary to find or create work.
Npower news today – The House of Representatives Committee on Poverty Alleviation and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN) says 400,000 youths have benefited from the NPower Programme.
Rep. Balarabe Salame, Chairman of the committee, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja, said that the success was recorded during his tenure as the committee’s chairman.
NAN reports that the NPower is a program set up by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 to address the issues of youth unemployment as well as help increase social development.
The lawmaker, representing Illela/Gwadabawa Constituency of Sokoto State, said the NPower and SMEDAN had effectively alleviated poverty in the country.
”There are so many committees, one can make millions from, but I asked for a committee that will touch the lives of the masses and I was given the Poverty Alleviation Committee.
“Before now, no accountability was made for funds the government allocates for poverty alleviation, but since I assumed as chairman of the committee, 400,000 youths were given NPower.
400,000 Youths benefit from NPower Programme says NASS
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