Npower Detachment Current Update/News 2019- The detachment of about 200,000 Npower 2016 beneficiaries is the talk of the day, most beneficiaries are scared if it is true.
According to Maryam Uwais, senior special assistant to the President on social investment, Npower is set to detach Npower 2016 beneficiaries.
According the agreement of the Npower scheme which is a programme slated for 2 years and the 2016 beneficiaries were due for detach in 2018.
What is Npower Detachment?
Npower detachment simply means removing, disconnecting, cutting off, ending or terminating the contract/programme of a beneficiary in the Npower volunteer scheme.
This latest coming from senior special assistant to the President on social investment will surprise many 2016 beneficiaries, over 200,000 N-power beneficiaries of the government social intervention programme will be removed from the programme.
An Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) interview with the senior special assistant to the President on social investment, discloses “we are in talks with the finance ministry on the next plan for Npower 2016 Beneficiaries”
She said, we are trying to see how we can address some of these gaps through these N-power beneficiaries that are meant to be disengaged by end of the year.
And also we are looking out loans to be made available to them, it has not be finalized yet with the finance ministry,”
In 2017, former senior special assistant to the President on N-Power Scheme, Afolabi Imoukhuede, said no fewer than 200,000 out of 500,000 youth-targeted had been empowered for the first batch of the scheme in 2016.
What is the faith of over 200,000 Npower 2016 Beneficiaries
Although the 2016 beneficiaries were due to be detached in 2018, the Nigerian government had since said it had a ‘big plan’ for the beneficiaries.
“The 2016 beneficiaries will proceed into an enhancement programme as you continue to give your service and earn your monthly stipend,” the government said in a statement in October 2018.
The federal government noted that “the details of the N-Power Enhance will gladden” and hinted that the enhancement plan is a “multi-sector, multilayered and multi-pronged” one.
The message outlined that the beneficiaries have options of transitioning to community police, teaching, farming and mobile agents and access to 100,000 naira loan to start a community business.
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When will FG commence the detachment of 200,000 Npower 2016 Beneficiaries?
The detachment of 200,000 Npower 2016 Beneficiaries will commence this year and new recruitment of new intake will start in 2020.
More information will be posted here concerning the detachment
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