The Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, has commenced the payment of Npower stipends to affected beneficiaries.
Naija News reports that N-Power commenced the payment of Npower stipends today, Wednesday, August 19, after seventy-nine days protests by aggrieved batches A and B beneficiaries of the social intervention scheme.
Confirming the development, a beneficiary of the social intervention scheme identified as Ibrahim Muhammed, said he could authoritatively confirm the payment of Npower June stipend with a credit alert as shown below:
Also confirming the payment of the stipends, the Lagos chapter of the Federal Government social intervention scheme, N-Power, wrote on social media network, Facebook: “Breaking; Npower Payment has commenced.”
Meanwhile, the payment of the Npower stipends by the Federal Government is coming three days after the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, revealed that Npower beneficiaries will receive their unpaid stipends before the onboarding of the new beneficiaries by the government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Minister tweeted: “The N-Power Batch C application portal closed on Sunday, August 9, 2020, after receiving over 5m applications.
“As we embark on the review process, efforts are in high gear to clear the stipends for Batch A and B before onboarding the new set of beneficiaries,” the tweet added.
My Week in 10 tweets
The N-Power Batch C application portal closed on Sunday August 9, 2020 after receiving over 5m applications. As we embark on the review process, efforts are in high gear to clear the stipends for Batch A and B before onboarding the new set of beneficiaries. pic.twitter.com/hHru6xjVFH
— Sadiya Umar Farouq (@Sadiya_farouq) August 16, 2020