The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, has revealed that the Federal Government has commenced the payment of the N30,000 monthly stipends to beneficiaries of the N-Power scheme.
Speaking in Abuja on Friday 30th December, Laolu disclosed that some of the beneficiaries would start receiving their stipends before the year is over.
According to the media aide of the Vice President: “All successfully verified beneficiaries who have provided bank accounts are being processed for payment.’’
“Some beneficiaries will receive their first stipends today -December 30.’’
“Already, close to 50% of the 200,000 unemployed graduates selected in the first batch of N-Power job program have now been verified and being processed for December stipends’ payment.
“This process will continue and some will receive their stipends after the New Year public holiday, starting from Tuesday, 3rd of January.
“N-Power Volunteer Corps members are encouraged to take their virtual training seriously over this period,’’ Akande said.