We’ll employ 500,000 graduates through N-Power scheme, says FG

The Federal Government ahs announced plans to employ five hundred thousand youths this year through the N-Power scheme of the Nigeria Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government, Special Adviser to the President on Federal Government Social Investments, Mrs Mariam Uwais, announced in Benin City, yesterday.

Speaking at a Stakeholders Sensitisation Workshop of the Social Investment Programme, Mrs Uwais said “we intend to employ five hundred thousand unemployed graduates in this first year. It is open to all unemployed Nigerian graduates between the ages of 18 and 35. All you need to do is to go on to the portal that has been opened, and it closes on the 31st of August, 2016. The portal is http://www.npower.gov.ng”.

On his part, Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State lauded President Muhummadu Buhari for initiating the programme for the benefit of the less privileged in the country.

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