How to Apply for FG Special Public Works (SPW) Recruitment 2021

Recruitment into the Federal Government’s Special Public Works (SPW) Programme is ongoing. This initiative is aimed at employing 774,000 Nigerians. In this post, you will learn how to apply for Special Public Works (SPW) recruitment of the Federal Government.

SPW programme will employ one thousand (1,000) persons from each of the 774 local government areas in Nigeria between October and December, 2020.

If you want to be among the 1,000 people in your local government that will be selected for this job, keep reading!

SPW is a post COVID-19 poverty alleviation programme of the federal government, approved by President Muhammadu Buhari.

How much would SPW beneficiaries be paid (salary)?

According to the minister of state for labour and employment, Festus Keyamo, each beneficiary will be paid the sum of twenty thousand Naira (N20,000) per month.

What is the nature of SPW beneficiaries’ work?

The 1,000 beneficiaries per Local Government Area would be engaged to carry out public works that are peculiar to their LGA. These include: urban and rural sanitation, road rehabilitation, social housing construction, and other critical service.

How to apply for FG Special Public Works (SPW) Programme

The SPW programme is by selection. Beneficiaries would be selected by members of state committee inaugurated. Therefore, to be selected for the programme, contact your SPW state selection committee via phone call, and they will guide you. You can also apply by visiting your Local Govt Council. Also see how to apply for Nigeria Police Force recruitment.

How to contact your Special Public Works State selection committee

To contact your state selection committee members via phone call, follow the steps below;

1) Go to the SPW official portal at

2) You will see the Green Map of Nigeria, as shown below;

3) Click your state location on the map.

4) The names and numbers of your state selection committee members will be displayed.

5) Finally, call their numbers. and indicate your interest.

Requirements for Special Public Works (SPW) programme

Below are the requirement;

  • Bank Verification Number (BVN) and account number
  • National ID Card or Voter’s Card
  • Others

More details regarding SPW 2020 recruitment will be communicated to you later on this website, just stay with us at

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