The Federal Government on Thursday announced the commencement of the selection process for applicants who indicated interest to be employed under the N-Power Batch C.
The Special Assistant, Media & Publicity to the Hon Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs Nneka Ikem, made the disclosure in a tweet on her official Twitter handle on Thursday.
The long-awaited N-Power batch C programme will be launched into the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) as part of measures to make the selection process seamless and transparent for ease of coordination, deployment and management.
She noted all applicants have been migrated onto the NASIMS platform, adding they would be required to undergo a mandatory online test as part of the selection process.
According to her, the Batch C programme will run for 12 months adding that each beneficiary will be paid a monthly stipend of N30,000.
Highlighting some of the requirements expected of the applicants, she said: “As we launch the N-Power Batch C today, all N-Power Batch C applicants are required to log into the N-Power Self Service portal on www.nasims.gov.ng and update their records, following which they may proceed to take the mandatory online test in order to progress to the next level of selection. Further information on how to log into the portal will be sent via SMS and email to Batch C applicants.
On the number of people that will be recruited, she said: “We have reached another milestone in the process of recruiting and onboarding of the Batch C N-Power beneficiaries beginning with 500,000 beneficiaries. The N-Power Batch C as launched today is structured to being onboard one million new beneficiaries, beginning with an initial 500,000 beneficiaries in the first stream, and a subsequent 500,000 in a second stream, all aligned to the National policy drive of lifting 100 million people out of abject poverty in 10 years.