Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Faruq said, over 1,001,045 (1m) applicants have applied for the social empowerment Programme, Npower Batch C.
The Minister who disclosed this on Sunday, via a tweet, said within 48 hours of the kickoff of registration, young Nigerians have responded positively through massive applications.
In her tweet, she said
“At 11:45pm on June 26th, the enrolment of @npower_ng
Batch C commenced via the online portal. I am happy to announce that young and eligible Nigerians responded positively and have been applying as expected.
“The portal has been registering about 100 applications per second and as at 7:38 pm, we had received 1,001,045 applications.”
However, many applicants have complained about the online application process, due to difficulties in accessing the portal for registration.