Final list of N-power 2017 batch will be forwarded to the 37 focal persons of the programme on Friday, July 20, 2018.
From there N-power state focal persons will be required to deploy the 300,000 of the second batch of beneficiaries from August 1.
Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity , Mr . Laolu Akande , disclosed in a press statement on Thursday that they would be deployed August 1 across the federation.
“The final selection lists broken down in States/ Local Government Area for each of the three N -Power component would be circulated to all focal persons in the states and FCT by Friday , July 20 , 2018.
“All successfully deployed N- Power beneficiaries in the second batch will be engaged for a period of two – year period starting from August 1, 2018 to July 31 , 2020.
“ In order to qualify for their first monthly payment stipend of N 30, 000 by August 31 , 2018, all deployed volunteers are expected to upload on their N- Power portal page their stamped and signed confirmation of resumption on or before Friday, August 10 , 2018. ”
He explained that with 200 ,000 existing beneficiaries, who are currently earning N30,000 as monthly stipend , 500 ,000 unemployed Nigerian graduates will by August be beneficiaries of the scheme which is a crucial part of the administration ’s National Social Investment Programmes.
Akande said the N-Power Volunteer Corp scheme was designed to benefit all Nigerians irrespective of their backgrounds and is currently in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.
Akande said in conjunction with all State N-power partners , the new beneficiaries would be promptly deployed to their assigned primary places of assignment on or before the said date.
N-power National Coordinator, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, had in June 27 Facebook Live Chat said that the success applicants should be warming up to be deployed by the end of July.
N-power programme is divided into two categories:
1) N-power graduate which houses N -Teach , N-Health, N- Agro
2) N-power non-graduate which includes: N-build, N-tech and software.