Tuesday, 14 June 2016

403,528 has so far Applied for N-Power - Federal Government

The online Job application declared by the Federal Government of Nigeria on last week has gained a Massive application from jobless youths Nationwide.

According to GutsyNaija, the federal Government on Monday published the number of applicants. The federal Government said  403,528 person had so far applied for the jobs.

The senior Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande disclosed this in a statement made Available to Journalist on Monday.

Mr. Akade said the Federal Government was impress with the Massive application by Nigerians, the Message Quote.

According to the statement, the website had so far recorded over 35 million hits since Saturday midnight, GutsyNaija Report.

The Jobs Scheme, known as ‘N-Power’, is one of the five initiatives of the Social Investment Programmes of the Federal Government.
“We have been very impressed by the enthusiastic response to the call for applications. As of noon on Monday, June 13, only 36 hours after the launch of the portal, 403,528 applicants had successfully registered on the site and were in the middle of completing the application process.
“We are also very pleased that the registrations have been taking place without any hitches or system failures, considering the volume of response,” he quoted Imoukhede as saying.
A sum of N500bn has been provided for the programme in the 2016 budget.
N-Power is designed to help young Nigerians acquire and develop life-long skills to become solution providers in their communities and to become players in the domestic and global markets.
It will provide employment opportunities for 500,000 graduates as teachers, agriculture extension advisers, healthcare assistants and civic and adult education instructors in communities across Nigeria.
There will also be a pool of 100,000 software developers, hardware service professionals, animators, graphic artists, building services professionals, artisans and others.
to apply please visit http://npower.gov.ng/