Latest NPower Payment News: December 4th, 2023 Update on GoldenNewsNg
Stay informed with the most recent developments in the NPower program. GoldenNewsNg brings you the latest NPower news for December 4, 2023. Read on for updates on Nasims news, RHJCP News, NPower RHJCP News, and other crucial information.
NPower Payment Update
In a recent interview with News Central TV, Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, confirmed that the federal government is gearing up to launch a revamped structure for the N-Power scheme in December 2023. The primary objective for the revamping is to settle backlog payment to eligible beneficiaries by January 2024.
NPower Management Faces Backlash:
Disappointment looms as NPower Management falls short of delivering on its promise to clear the stipend backlog in November. Beneficiaries, heavily relying on these stipends, express dissatisfaction with the unmet commitment.
Concerns Rise Over Delayed NPower Payments:
The Federal Government’s NPower Programme, aimed at alleviating youth unemployment, undergoes scrutiny as beneficiaries voice mounting frustration over prolonged delays in monthly stipend disbursement. Despite assurances to address a 9-month backlog, financial uncertainty persists, raising concerns about the program’s efficacy.
Voices of NPower Beneficiaries:
Beneficiaries like Francisco Noah (Batch C1, N-Teach) and Usman Dantala (Batch C2, Agro sector) share their struggles, highlighting financial constraints and a nine-month backlog in stipend payments. Daily life is impacted as participants grapple with challenges in meeting basic needs.
Government Reiterates Pledge to Tackle Backlog:
Dr. Akindele Egbuwalo, the National Programme Manager of the NPower Scheme, responds to growing discontent, reaffirming the government’s commitment to resolving pending issues. The temporary suspension of the program is acknowledged, with an emphasis on prioritizing payments for beneficiaries with legitimate claims.
Role of Minister Betta Edu:
Minister Betta Edu, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, plays a pivotal role in the temporary suspension of the program. Her involvement raises questions about the future of stipend disbursements, adding uncertainty for beneficiaries awaiting financial relief.
Positive Update on Payment Glitches:
In a promising turn, Minister Betta Edu provides an encouraging update on the resolution of glitches causing delays in outstanding stipend payments. During her first 100 days in office, she assures NPower beneficiaries that payment backlog issues are actively being addressed, with payments set to commence soon.
Positive Impact and Recognition:
Minister Betta Edu’s proactive approach and impactful initiatives, such as the Market MONI initiative, contribute to positive changes within her first 100 days in office. National recognition follows, and she is appointed as the chairman of the ECOWAS Inter-Ministerial Committee on Social Protection.
Collaborative Problem-Solving Approach:
Minister Betta Edu’s collaborative problem-solving approach is evident as she addresses poverty and humanitarian challenges. Her commitment to the Renewed Hope agenda aims to bring tangible benefits to households across Nigeria.
As Minister Betta Edu reflects on her first 100 days, she remains dedicated to achieving greater impact in the days and years to come. Her goal is to ensure that every corner of Nigeria experiences the positive effects of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope agenda.
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