N-Power: Man Who Almost Committed Suicide Now Benefits From Scheme (Video)
N-Build beneficiaries of N-Power [Photo Courtesy: Twitter]A beneficiary of the Federal Government’s N-Power programme and a former motorcycle rider, Shuaibu Abdul has narrated how he almost committed suicide because life was tough, Concise News reports.
Abdul is now a beneficiary of one of the components of the N-Power scheme, N-Build and a proud automobile engineer.
In a video posted on the official Twitter handle of the N-Power on Wednesday, Abdul has put his disappointments behind him and is excited about his future.
The Kogi indigene says: “I am an Okada rider before. I rent the Okada. I deliver N2, 500 for the owner of the bike. I kept trying, even though I tried to give up and go and commit suicide.
“Thereafter, I told myself to keep going. So far there is life, there is hope.
“So when this automobile opportunity came up, I said let me just give it a try. And I grabbed the opportunity. Now, I am an engineer. I can repair a lot of things in a car.”
Shaibu Abdul was a former “Okada” rider who almost committed suicide because life was tough.
He decided against that action, applied for N-Build and now fancies himself an Automobile Engineer. Shaibu can now fix anything autombile related and is excited for his future.#NBuild pic.twitter.com/c1jGSb3kce
— N-Power (@npower_ng) July 17, 2019
N-Power Build is an accelerated training and certification (Skills to Job) programme that engage and train 75,000 young unemployed Nigerians in order to build a new crop of a skilled and highly competent workforce of technicians, artisans and service professionals.
The focus industries include:
- → Building Services
- → Construction
- → Built Environment Services
- → Utilities
- → Automotive
- → Aluminium and Gas
The job is for three months.
N-Power Build members can aspire to a career in construction, works and housing. Possible destinations include:
→Building/Construction Project Management
→Furniture Making and Design
→Electrical Maintenance and Repairs Services
→Building and Construction services
The scheme currently engages no fewer than 500,000 youth graduates deployed to provide public health services in teaching, health, agriculture and tax and monitoring.
N-Power also engages another 200,000 non-graduates in training or on attachment to organisations as interns.