GOVERNMENT EXPLAINS REASONS FOR DELAY OF NPOWER STIPENDS

The Federal Government has clarified why recipients of its childhood strengthening program, N-Power have not been paid their month to month stipends.

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The Federal Government has explained why beneficiaries of its youth empowerment programme,

Pastor of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, clarified that the deferral in paying N-Power recipients was because of some confirmation procedure in the service.

Farouq unveiled that the Ministry was out to comprehend and have a full rundown of recipients that were paid before she took over as Minister.

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In an announcement, she marked, Farouq stated: “I realize we had a grievance in October while we just got the NSIP into the service and we expected to comprehend the program thinking about that it has been in presence before we went ahead board. We expected to comprehend before we begin getting paperwork done for a lot of cash and that was the reason we had the postpone at that point.

“Lamentably, at that point we were working with an executive who was managing the workplace of the changeless secretary and afterward in January, we had another perpetual secretary who additionally needed to comprehend the idea of the program.”

Review that the Ministry had as of late promised to update the National Social Investment Programs, NSIPs.

An announcement by Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, Assistant Director (Information) in the Ministry clarified that it had started the procedure of thorough redesiging of N-Power and other social speculation programs.

This, the Ministry noted was to guarantee most extreme straightforwardness, more noteworthy productivity and progressively reasonable use of assets.

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