N-Power Provides Update On July Stipends
N-Power Beneficiaries/File Photo
A scheme of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration social investment programmes, N-Power has assured beneficiaries that they will be paid their July stipends before Sallah, Concise News reports.
This online news medium observed that beneficiaries are perturbed as to why their last month’s stipend is delayed. And they are asking questions – especially as the Muslim Sallah (Eid El Kabir) is slated for the start of next week.
Please Npower official we ar waiting 4 our July stipends, hope there’s no technical issues.
— emmy01 Olamoyegun (@Emmy01O) August 3, 2019
When is stipend going to be paid for july?
— Izi chizzy (@ChizzyIzi) August 6, 2019
Pls pay us we need DJ money for sallah ram
— Lmlm2 (@almusa20213) August 3, 2019
Pls when are u going to pay us July stipend?
— Farouq Shehu (@ShehuFarouq) August 3, 2019
The delay in stipend payment is becoming unfounded.
— austine nwaozuzu (@AustineNwaozuzu) August 3, 2019
Now, the official Facebook page of the scheme is responding to volunteers’ queries.
N-Power’s response to a volunteer’s question on August 5, 2019 N-Power assures that payment will be made “even before Sallah”
Billions of naira have been spent on the N-Power programme since its inception in December 2016.
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.
It also engages another 200,000 non-graduates in training or on attachment to organisations as interns.