The Federal Government has announced it is ready to commence enrollment of one million beneficiaries under the Batch C N-Power programme.
According to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, her ministry has also paid all the outstanding payments to the dissolved Batches A and B beneficiaries.
The minister revealed this while briefing newsmen in Abuja. She also revealed that the ministry is set to conclude the new enrollments of one million beneficiaries under Batch C of the social investment programme which began in early 2020.
She explained that the one million new batch would be in phases with two streams of 500,000 beneficiaries each.
Recall that some beneficiaries of the previous batches had protested that they were owed N30,000 stipends which was paid to them monthly by the FG.
“We have sorted out all the backlogs of N-Power payments with the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation and we have moved on to the next batch.See Also
“Currently the ministry is about concluding the enrollment of 1,000,000 Batch C applicants in two streams of 500,000 in the first instance and another 500,000 later.
“There is a plan to add another batch of 1,000,000 households and 5,600,000 persons to the CCT,”