On the latest Npower news, the Ministry of humanitarian affairs releases a press statement disclosing way forward for NPower programme. And we picked five key points that may soon happen to Npower programme.
Below are five things we learnt that may soon happen to NPower Programme:
1. NPower may reduce the 2years tenure for beneficiaries so that more people are enrolled, trained and exited quickly.
2. More Women will be enrolling in the NPower programme and get empower so they can earn an income and be more self-sufficient.
3. NPower Health to be scale to provide more opportunities for skilled support staff.
4. NPower Teach will be further enhanced given the role of education in nation-building.
NPower Agro: More young men and women will be trained to contribute to the entire value chain so that it becomes more profitable.
500,000 beneficiaries. As per the programme design, beneficiaries are to spend 24 months on the programme. They were spread across the key areas targeted by the program N-Agro, N-Edu, NHealth, N-Tax, N-Tech in addition to the skills' acquisition programmes.
This vision is ambitious yet imperative because the youth represent 70 million of the Nigerian population while youth unemployment stands at over 20% with 4.5 million entering the job market. Says the Ministry.