The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has announced that 4.48 million Nigerians have applied for the N-Power batch of the federal government youths empowerment programme.
The application process had commenced on 26th June 2020.
Sixteen days after the portal was opened for application, the ministry said over 4million applications have been received.
According to the ministry, only 400,000 applicants will be absorbed into the third batch of its N-Power National Social Investment Scheme (NSIP) at the end of the recruitment exercise.
The update on the application exercise was posted by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq on her twitter handle; @Sadiya_farouq on Sunday night.
The tweet reads: “My team and I continue to interface with stakeholders to ensure a successful transition for the @npower_ng. It has been 16 days since the portal opened and we have received 4.48 million applications to date”.
However, application is still going on as closing date for the application is yet to be announced.