The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a new scheme that is targeted at creating employment for Nigerian youth.
This was announced Wednesday by the Minister of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udoma while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the council chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The new scheme is called the N-Power Knowledge Multi-Track Youth Empowerment programme.
Details of N-Power Knowledge Multi-Track Youth Empowerment
- Number of Youth to Be Employed: 60,000
- Age Range: 18-25 years
- The scheme will 12,000 unemployed or under-employed graduates aged 18-25 yrs will be trained
- Each of the initial 12,000 selected and trained “will be empowered to train five other youth, leading to additional 60,000 jobs”
- Relevant devices will be given to these beneficiaries after the training.
- The training will be on mobile computing and commonly used electronic devices.
- The programme will be run under the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP)
- The programme was awarded to Softcorm Ltd working with the officials of NSIP.
- The federal government will spend N259,000 per youth on the training while an additional 207,000 will be spent on work tools.
How to Apply for N-Power Knowledge Multi-Track Youth Empowerment
- Visit the application portal (not yet active – the link will be added shortly – check back)
- Sign up for your profile account
- A confirmation message will be sent to your email.
- Click the link in the message complete fill you the main form.
- Enter all your biodata and other information correctly and submit.
- Print an acknowledgment slip after submission.
Applicant Qualification and Experience
Msc, Bsc, HND, NCE, ND, SSCE
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