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5,000 unemployed Kwarans benefit from FG N-Power scheme



ABOUT 5,000 graduates and non-graduates in Kwara State have so far benefited from the Federal Government Special Investment Intervention projects, N-Power.
The vocal person to the Federal government on the Project in Kwara State who is also the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Sports and youth development, Elder Ayobola Samuel who disclosed while answering questions from newsmen said the scheme is into four categories including education, agriculture and community Health.
He maintained that .the exercise is a continuous one, urging those who were yet to be selected to wait till the first quarter of next year for the second phase.
Elder Samuel said for necessary information applicant’s could log on to N-Power Internet.
He advised selected candidates under the N-power Teach to visit SUBEB, those under N-Power, Agro to go to the Ministry of Agriculture, while those under the N-power Health should visit Ministry of Health where they would be deployed to their various places of work.
Answering another question, Elder Ayobola Samuel  disclosed that all is also set for the disbursement of five thousand naira to the selected extremely poor people across the country.
 He stated that ten thousand, eight hundred million Naira would be disbursed annually as stipend to cushion the effect of extremely poverty confronting the people.
He stressed that, presently biometric of those that have been captured are with the Stanbic Bank for clarifications.
Elder Samuel added that effort are on towards ensuring that under the government employment and empowerment scheme, all interested artisans are encouraged to form a formidable group to access the available loans from the Ministry of Commerce.
He implored those that have benefited from the various federal government schemes to use the opportunities judiciously for the betterment of the economy.

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