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FG clears oustanding N-Power payments, to enrol one million new beneficiaries

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The Federal Government on Thursday, confirmed it has made all outstanding payments to Batches A and B beneficiaries of N-Power programme.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, who disclosed this to reporters in Abuja.

Farouq also announced the new enrollments of one million beneficiaries under Batch C of the social investment programme.

“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,” she said.

She explained that that N-Power was another component of the National Social Investment Programme designed to stem the growing tide of poverty, unemployment and social insecurity in Nigeria.

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