Trending now: FG discloses Job Plan for Exited N-power Beneficiaries

The Federal Government has expanded plans to ensure that the exited Batch A and B N-power Beneficiaries do not head back to the streets following the end of the 2016/2017 Batch A and B N-power Programme in 2020.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs,  Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk speaking during the 4th annual review of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP), Wednesday, stated that out of the 500,000 N-power Beneficiaries, 200,000 beneficiaries will be engaged as financial services operators under the Shared Agent Network Expansion Facility (SANEF).

The update contained in The Nation https://thenationonlineng.net/fg-announces-new-plan-for-n-power-beneficiaries/, Today, noted that the Scheme is operated by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The Humanitarian Affairs Minister added that 30,000 beneficiaries have been engaged as geospatial experts and enumerators in the Economic Sustainability Plan’s Mass Agric programme while others will have the option of benefiting from the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) micro-enterprise loans.

Hajiya Farouk had in a recent update reiterated the Federal Government plans to transit the exited N-power Beneficiaries and ensure efficient data management through the launching of NEXIT Portal and establishment of Beneficiary Management System.

“Plans have been concluded for the transition of the N-power Batch A and B through the creation of the NEXIT portal, which would allow those who choose to sign up to access other government empowerment opportunities.

“A beneficiary management system for the NSIPs is expected to be deployed in 2021. It would have the capacity to manage payments, address grievances and improve dissemination of information,” Farouk stated.

Before the recent development, the Nigerian Government had however in a tweet stated that the NEXIT plan was to transit the exited Batch A and B N-power Beneficiaries into the Intervention Programmes presented by the Central Bank of Nigeria such as the AGSMEIS Loan and the Anchor Borowers Programme.

Recall:N-Power NEXIT: The Truth about the NEXIT Option

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