There Are Judas In N-Power – Stakeholder Alleges
An N-Power beneficiary (Photo: N-Power/Twitter)
A stakeholder in N-Power, Obri Fidelis has alleged that ‘there are judas’ in the scheme who ‘are trying their possible best to cause confusion, and to make sure the programme fail’, Concise News reports.
As the eleventh month of the year enters day fourteen today, this online news medium gathered that beneficiaries throughout the nation are still waiting to get paid their October stipend.
Many of them are unhappy with the situation, and have taken to social media to express their displeasure.
One of them is Fidelis, who resorted to prayer, after laying the hefty allegation.
A tweet on the concerned citizen’s account read on Tuesday: “There are Judas in npower that are trying their possible best to cause confusion, and to make sure the program fail. God will not allow them to succeed, in Jesus Name, Amen.”
There are Judas in npower that are trying their possible best to cause confusion, and to make sure the program fail. God will not allow them to succeed, in Jesus Name, Amen.
— Obri Fidelis (@FidelisObri) November 12, 2019
Alleged Corruption In N-Power: Reps Order Investigation Into Programme
In related news, the House of Representatives has declared intent in probing the N-Power Programme, which consists of the N-Teach, N-Agro, N-Tech, N-Build and N-Creativity Programmes.
The House has directed its Committees on Sustainable Development Goals and Youth Development to immediately investigate the alleged arbitrariness in the management of the N-Teach Program in particular and report back to the House within the next three weeks.
The decision of the House follows a motion brought by Oluga Taiwo (Osun APC) with the title: “Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in the N-Power Programme of the Federal Government.”
In moving the motion, Taiwo noted that the Federal Government of Nigeria established the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in 2015, in fulfilment of the administration’s campaign promises to Nigerians.
She said: “The NSIP includes the N-Power Programme which consists of the N-Teach, N-Agro, N-Tech, N-Build and N-Creativity Programmes.
“Further Notes that the N-Teach Programme involves the engagement of educated Nigerians with Minimum NCE, OND, HND, B.sc, M.sc and PhD. Degrees who are engaged and posted to teach in different schools in the 36 States and F.C.T.
“The Programme requires these beneficiaries (N-Power Teachers) to report in their States, and the State offices/local offices will now post them to different schools in various Local Governments within the State, where they will be posted to teach courses related to their discipline and as directed by their various school heads.
“The N-Power Programme as a form of quality assurance and check, equally engaged Independent Monitors, One per Local Government, who Monitors the attendance of the N-Power Teachers at their various places of assignment, by paying unscheduled visits to them.
“The Independent Monitors are now required to investigate the teachers and report truancy indiscipline or misconduct to the NSIP Office in Abuja through their Electronic Tablets. Upon receipt of the Queries by the NSIP Office, they conduct an investigation to ascertain the merits of the query and now withhold payment of the erring N-Power Teacher/Beneficiary by holding his income for 45days and if there is no change or satisfactory response within the period, they are exited from the programme.”