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FG empowers 200,000 unemployed graduate through N-Power programme

President Muhammadu Buhari…making the jobs available?

N-Power scheme for unemployed graduates has taken off in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, and beneficiaries have expressed their delight with the programme.

Under the N-Power Volunteer Scheme, the Federal Government announced the selection and engagement of 200,000 unemployed graduates as the first batch of the half a million the Buhari administration plans to hire for the 2-year paid volunteer job programme.

According to the President, “the 2017 Budget estimates retains the allocation of N500 billion to the Special Intervention programme consisting of the Home-grown School Feeding Programme, Government Economic Empowerment programme, N-Power Job Creation Programme to provide loans for traders and artisans, Conditional Cash Transfers to the poorest families and the new Family Homes Fund (social housing scheme).

 

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