The minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has begged for calm for those who were not shortlisted for the Npower batch C stream one of the Npower programme.
She had also confirmed that shortlisting is still ongoing all applicants are to check their dash board till the process is over, the minister added.
In her statement, that Over 5 million persons applied for the Npower program through the Nasims portal, but just one million is needed, 500,000 in the first stream and the second stream will have the next 500,000.
This was contained in a statement on Tuesday signed by her Special Assistant on Strategic Communication, Mrs Halima Oyelade”
“A TOTAL OF 5,042,001 NIGERIAN YOUTHS HAVE APPLIED AS AT THE END OF THE REGISTRATION.
“DUE DILIGENCE WILL BE APPLIED DURING THE NEXT STAGES OF THE SELECTION TO ENSURE THAT ONLY DULY QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENROLLED.”
“THE MINISTRY WILL ENSURE THAT THE APPLICANTS AS WELL AS THE GENERAL PUBLIC, ARE FULLY INFORMED ON THE PROGRESS OF THE SCHEME,”
“ACCORDING TO FAROUQ, THE N-POWER PROGRAMME IS AIMED AT PROVIDING THE NIGERIAN YOUTHS WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO GAIN SKILLS FOR EMPLOYABILITY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP”
THE HUMANITARIAN MINISTER, UMAR SADIYA FAROUQ SAID, THE NEXIT CBN LOAN PORTAL HAS OFFICIALLY CLOSED, THOSE TRYING TO REGISTER WILL BE DENIED, MORE THAN ENOUGH TIME WERE GIVEN TO INTERESTED DISENGAGED VOLUNTEERS TO SHOW INTEREST
IN A TELEVISED REPORT ON TVC NEWS, THE MINISTER SAID, THEY NEEDED TIME TO PROCESS OVER 400,000 APPLICATIONS, THE PROCESS IS CUMBERSOME AND REQUIRED CAREFULNESS THE MINISTER ADDED.
“WE ARE PROCESSING LOAN REQUEST OF OVER 400,000 PERSONS, THEIR VARIOUS CHOICES IN TICKING THE QUESTIONS ASKED IN THE APPLICATION PORTAL IS SORTED OUT BASED ON THE BUSINESSES THEY INTEND TO DO, SURELY MORE TIME IS NEEDED TO ASCERTAIN AND GROUP THE ENROLLEES ACCORDING TO THEIR CHOSEN BUSINESS CHOICE”
SADIYA STRESSED THE NEED FOR MORE PATIENTS AS THE GOVERNMENT IS SEEKING ALL MEANS TO FUND THE NEXIT CBN PROGRAMME.
“THE GOVERNMENT IS SEEKING ALL MEANS TO FUND THE CBN LOAN AFFILIATE PROGRAMME. A SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET WILL BE PASSED THIS MONTH, THOSE WAITING FOR THE LOAN NEED TO EXERCISE SOME PATIENT.