Lastly the Federal Government has exited Batch A and B N-Power beneficiaries of N-Teach, N- Agro, N-Health and N-Tax, transitioning them into Government Entrepreneurship Schemes as announced by the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture (FMIC), this has been fixed to begin this June, 2020, see more details below.
FG said it will commence the new N-Power intake for Batch C and the transition of the existing beneficiaries this June as reported by FMIC.
In view of these, the Ministry has announced that Batch A will exit June 30, 2020 and Batch B will exit the programme on July 31, 2020.
According to the Honourable Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, “We have commenced the transitioning of beneficiaries from Batches A & B into government entrepreneurship schemes and engaging private sector bodies to absorb some of the beneficiaries after the completion of psychometric assessment to determine competency and placement into various opportunities.
The Federal government is committed to the continuation and expansion and as such will now begin enrollment and on-boarding of a new Batch of beneficiaries.
Skills acquisition for entrepreneurship and job creation are critical for an economy that will require a boost post-Covid-19 and we are gearing up proactively for the challenge.”
The current beneficiaries from Batches A and B are scheduled to transit the programme by July 31, 2020 with plans already in place to transition them into entrepreneurship.