Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development has announced that over 1,000,000 applications have been received from across the Federation in less than 48 hours.
The Ministry’s Deputy Director Press, Rhoda Iliya in a statement says the number of applications so far received is an indication of the number of youths who need jobs and the confidence in the program.
According to the statement, the Ministry will continue to collaborate with its technical partners to provide timely support to all applicants.
“The Ministry wishes to reiterate that all young Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 with or without formal education can apply for a slot in the new program which would be very focused on Agriculture” it stated.
The statement further states that the selection process would be fair and transparent says that the public would also be carried along at every stage.
It also assures Nigerians that the N-Power portal is secured and no data has been compromised, that the portal is open for all Nigerians who meet the application criteria.
The Honourable Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, declared open the new N-Power Portal on the Ministry’s website, npower.fmhds.gov.ng, Friday, June 26, 2020.