NASIMS Speaks on Physical Verification For Npower Batch C
GoldenNewsNg gathered that the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) has stated that there would be a physical verification of credentials for the selected NPower Batch C applicants.
According to an email sent to an applicant of NPower Batch C, NASIMS said that the physical verification will take place in the local government of selected applicants.
The federal government of Nigeria has announce that there were no outstanding payments to Batches A and B beneficiaries of the NPower programme.
GoldenNewsNg gathered that the clarification was made known by the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Umar Farouq.
Report has it that speaking during a two-day sensitization workshop for journalists, the minister said the payment was done by the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, adding that all outstanding debt had been paid.
“We have sorted out all the backlogs of NPower payments with the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation and we have moved on to the next batch.”
NPower meant to eradicate poverty among Nigerian youths
The Nation also reports that the minister further explained that N-Power was a component of the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) which was introduced to curb the growing tide of poverty, unemployment, and social insecurity in Nigeria.
The minister also stated that a total number of 6,969,230 households and 29,766,599 persons had been captured under the national social register.
She noted that about 4,000,000 households and 20,000,000 persons were to be added to the social register, as one million households and 5.6 million persons had been captured under the Conditional Cash Transfer.