Nneka Ikem, the Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to Sadiya Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development on Friday shared Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers with respect to the ongoing N-Power Batch C recruitment test.
Applicants' enrolment online tests for N-Power Batch C have begun.
Over 5 million Nigerian youths applied for the N-Power Batch C in 2020. Nigerian authorities said 1 million people will be selected in the final application pool for N-Power Batch C.
In a recent statement signed by NASIMS which was obtained by AllNews, anyone who is successful on the application and test will be notified via mail.
AllNews understands that many applicants have one inquiry or the other, prompting Ikem to release list of the most Frequently Asked Questions via her known Twitter handle.
Your questions answered...@npower_ng pic.twitter.com/vCj8vY4vHE— Nneka Ikem (@nnekaikem1) March 19, 2021
According the Nigerian government, the famed N-Power scheme is built to address the issue of youth unemployment and help increase social development.
The Program is designed to target Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 35 "to acquire and develop life-long skills for becoming change makers in their communities."
By deploying a force of 500,000 trained graduated in their communities, the N-Power program is a community-sourced solution to the nation's under-developed public services like education, healthcare, and civic engagement, authorities say.
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The purpose of the scheme, the governmnt said, is to prepare young Nigerians for a modern, globalized economy by helping equip youths with skills and certifications for emerging global markets.
Nigeria is looking to increase its already bustling technology sector by supporting a talent pool of software developers, hardware professionals, and other tech-based skills such as animators and digital artists.
N-Power Graduate Programs include N-Agro, N-Teach and N-Health.
The Non-Graduate Programs are N-Power Knowledge and N-Power Build, which focuses on Building Services, Utilities, Construction, Automotive, Built Environment Services, and Aluminium and Gas.