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Npower Transition: We will test run 200,000 Npower volunteers to study outcome – Sadiya Farouq



The minister of humanitarian affairs disaster Management and social development said they received 200,000 names of Npower exited volunteers that are willing to be transitioned to other phase 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

Aliu: Can you shared some light about your transition plan for the exited Npower volunteers?

Sadiya; We have perfected plans to put them in viable opportunities, talk are already cncluded, in few weeks time, the matter will be made knows to exited volunteers, beneficiaries will thank me for the effort made some 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.

Aliu: Some Npower beneficiaries are complaining of being owed months of stipends, wt hopes lies in secrecy of them to be paid.

Sadiya: In our last press released, we addresses these issues, the office of the accountant general of the federation has resolved the matter, genuie 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 payroll of various MDAs.