Welcome to the latest N-power news headlines update for today, Sunday, July 28, 2019, on Concise News.
No fewer than 2,525 beneficiaries of N-Power programme have been sacked by the Federal Government across the country. The government said they were dismissed for absenting themselves from their primary places of assignment. It also disclosed that 18,674 others have voluntarily resigned having secured permanent employment. Justice Bibiye, the Communications Manager of the National Social Investment, in a statement said the decision followed reports from states that some beneficiaries of the Programme have stayed away for long periods of time from their primary places of assignment (PPA), “which instances have compelled the need for continued action against those who are seen to be undermining the smooth implementation of a well-thought-out Federal Government social intervention initiative. “Consequently, to ensure seamless execution of the programme in order to achieve the set goals, the NSIO has increased the number of monitoring partners, with fresh discussions having commenced in earnest to seek enhanced supervision and the strengthening of monitoring, for effective and efficient service delivery of all components of the NSIPs.” Read more here.
The Senior Special Assistant to the president on job creation and youth employment, Afolabi Imoukhuede, last Thursday stormed the N-Power Creative Campus, Concise News reports. Recall this online news medium reported that N-Creative beneficiaries started their training on Friday, the 5th of July. Speaking to the beneficiaries, he says: “You all ask to be empowered and now the Federal Government has empowered you. What will you do with that power?” Read more here.