The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar Farouq has given a new update on the Npower Transition. According to her, we will test run 200,000 Npower volunteers to study outcomes.
The minister of humanitarian affairs disaster Management and social development said they received 2000 names of Npower exited volunteers that are willing to be transitioned to other phases of the Npower program.
According to the news on RADIO Lagos, these 200,000 Npower volunteers are the first batch that will be used to test run the plan put in place, apparently, there will be massive transition after the “test run” stage.
The minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq has cautioned volunteers to be patients as time was not built in a day. In her last talk show during the presidential ministerial performance retreat review, Sadiya hinted plans to transition Npower volunteers that will yield positive results.
The Minister stated that they have perfected plans to put the exited volunteers in viable opportunities, talks are already concluded, in a few weeks time. the matter will be made knows to exited volunteers, beneficiaries will thank me for the effort made so far. We understand the anxiety among young people. The Federal Government is not putting them into the street, that is why we told them to wait and exercise a little patient during our last press statement.
She further said, in our last press released, we address these issues, the office of the accountant general of the federation has resolved the matter, genuine volunteers of less than 14,000 will be paid BACKLOGS of months owed.
She added by saying, GIFMIS is a well-built platform that is rejecting all those who are in the payroll of various MDAs.