From Faith Yahaya, Abuja
The online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of N-Power enrolees has received 4.48 million applications.
The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development started the enrolment process on June 26, 2020.
Sixteen days after the portal was opened for application, the ministry said it had received over 4 million applications.
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.
The update on the application 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.”