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FG Approves N-Power Knowledge For 60,000 Nigerians




FG Approves New N-Power Category

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, approved the N-Power knowledge scheme which is designed to employ 60,000 Nigerians between the ages of 18-25 years.

This information was disclosed to newsmen by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udoma at the end of Wednesday’s FEC meeting.

He added that under the N-Power Knowledge scheme, 12,000 unemployed or under-employed graduates will be trained and given relevant devices afterwards.

Speaking further on the newly approved scheme, the minister said the training will be on mobile computing and commonly used electronic devices.

Also, he added that the federal government plans to spend N259,000 per youth on the training with an extra 207,000 for work tools.

The value of the programme, Udoma said, is pegged at N5,595,669,250 with a completion time of nine months.

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