The Honourable Minister of National Welfare, Hajia Sadiya Farouq has explained why the federal government has not paid N-Power employees.
The minister said the delay was because the ministry wanted to identify and identify all paid users before accepting the ministry. The ministry said it had asked those holding the ministry before coming to provide financial information and those paid before the minister’s arrival. The N-Power program is aimed at training and creating jobs for unemployed youth in Nigeria between the ages of 18 and 35 across 774 local governments.
On February 25, 2020, the minister announced that 473,137 people were using the program. The Minister made the announcement on Monday in Abuja when she visited the House of Representatives Committee on Poverty Law. The committee received the presidency and received the presidency of Hon. Abdullahi Salame. In a quote for paying program users: “I know we received a complaint in October when we filed for the NSIP program and we need to understand it.
We need to understand everything before we begin signing up. “Big money and that’s why we get delayed. After we started working with a senior secretary in January, we got a change that he also needed to understand.
Commenting on the delay in the payment, Tijjani Umar, the secretary-general of the ministry, said: “When I returned to the ministry, I found out that the government was spending a lot of money on the program. so we need to read and understand everything.