NPower received over 1 million applications in 48 hours.
The Honourable Minister for Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development tweeted that NPower received over 1 million applications in 48hours.
Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq, whose Ministry supervises Npower took to Twitter to say that they register about 100 applicants a second and they have received over 1 million unique applications.
“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.”
She also thanked the other beneficiaries of the program and promised the committment of her ministry to the program.
“Batch C affords us an opportunity to enrol a new set of beneficiaries who will be upskilled to prepare them for employability or entrepreneurship. It also offers us a pipeline of skilled workers who will be critical to jump-starting the economy post- #COVID19”
“Out of the 500,000 beneficiaries enrolled in Batch A & B, about 109,823 have proceeded to establish businesses in their communities underlining the impact and imperative of @npower_ng programme.”
“I want to thank the outgoing beneficiaries of Batch A & B for their service. They have been worthy ambassadors of @NSIP_NG and I look forward to many of them impacting the economy in positive ways.”
“As the Batch C application and enrolment continues, I look forward to more success stories of positive impact from young men and women who remain the hope and future of this country.”
“@FMHDSD is committed to this program and all efforts are geared towards supporting the vulnerable members of our population. I believe that we are stronger when we work together, and we will make it through these trying times.”
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