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The president on Saturday gave an update concerning the Nigerian government programs such as N Power, School Feeding Programme, Conditional Cash Transfer, alongside with others. In case you missed it update: Npower Posting List of verified applicants checking the portal
A report by, Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, stated that over 246 million (246,355,190) refreshments had been served to primary pupils across 20 states in the country, considering the first meal served in December 2016 by the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP).
He heeded that the total figure was assumed to reach 313,928,420 meals. According to him, the School Feeding Programme now fed 6,044,625 pupils in 33,981 government primary schools across 20 states.
” More states are expected to be added to the program this year. The NHGSFP plans to implement feeding in a total of 28 States, while it aims to link farmers to school feeding markets.
” In the same vein, several milestones were recorded by the Buhari administration’s National Social Investment Program (NSIP) in 2017, in line with its inclusive growth plan, which includes tackling poverty and hunger and creating jobs for Nigerians.
“ About 40,000 direct jobs have since been created from the School Feeding Programme across the participating states. The 20 states that have so far been covered by the NHGSFP include Anambra, Enugu, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Ebonyi, Zamfara, Delta, Abia, Benue, Plateau, Bauchi, Taraba, Kaduna, Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Imo, Jigawa, Niger, and Kano,” he said.
The statement further disclosed that the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) has so far recorded over 280,000 beneficiaries in 21 states, while about 300,000 Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme (GEEP) micro-credit, interest-free loans have been disbursed nationwide.
It stated that the N power scheme, which is targeted at providing jobs for unemployed young graduates, started its physical verification process for the 2017 applicants. Latest Npower News Updates 2019/2020
” In 2020, more beneficiaries are expected to be added to about 200,000 young graduates currently employed under the scheme.
” A total of N900 billion was appropriated for the SIPs in 2016 and 2017; with N500 billion appropriated for 2016 and N400 billion appropriated for 2017.
” However, the total amount released was N110 billion for 2016 and 2017, with the total expenditure of N109 billion, ” it said.
The statement also gave a breakdown of the N109 billion released between October 2016 and November 2017 for the SIPs, namely: GEEP, CCT, NHGSFP, N-power, and general expenditure.
” The GEEP expenditure was N11,700,200,466, while the CCT gulped N5,235,401,087.
” In the same vein, between October 2016 and November 2017, N22,370,719,017 was expended for the Home-grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP); while N69,731,256,122 was expended on N-power, which is the Job Creation component of the SIP, during the same period. ” —- Dailypost
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