FG spends N6bn monthly on N-Power scheme – Presidency

The Federal Government has said it spends the sum of N6bn monthly on the 200,000 beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme.

The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Afolabi Imoukhuede, disclosed this on Thursday in Abeokuta.

He said the government would spend additional N18bn on 300,000 unemployed graduates that would be hired in May.

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He said, “The current administration is committed to addressing the challenges of unemployment in the country.”

He however said that some of the challenges which had to do with payment schedules, including discrepancies in account names and wrong bank verification number, would soon be sorted out.

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