The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Hon. Sadiya Farouq last week update on NSIP programs is being pointed out in this post.
On Monday Update on NSIP programs
Hon. Sadiya U. Farouq flagged off the Npower Batch C Stream 1 program. See also: Five Things About Npower Batch C To Note
She emphasises more on the three core segment of the Npower program, which is under the NSIP introduced by the current administration.
The segments are;
- Npower volunteer corps (For graduates)
- Npower build (For Non-graduate)
- Npower knowledge (For Non-graduate who wish to acquire skills)
Beneficiaries of the scheme are entitled to receive the sum of thirty thousand naira (N30,000) on monthly basis.
Whereas the Non-graduates are to receive ten thousand (N10,000) on monthly basis.
New innovative options, such as the Nasims portal and USSD code *45664# was introduced.
On Tuesday Update on NSIP programs
Hon. Sadiya U. Farouq launched the Government Enterprise Empowerment Program (GEEP 2.0).
GEEP is under the programs in NSIP. Read also: GEEP 2.0 Free-Interest Loan Launched By FG
The program was first established under the Office of the Vice President of the Federation in 2016.
It was later channelled to FMHDSD in the year 2019, to ensure the soft loan is easily passed across to businesses in need.
The program is now known as GEEP 2.0 after the restructuring that took place.
On Thursday Update
The Honourable minister of Humanitarian Affairs flags off the Household uplifting program Conditional Cash Transfer (HUPCCT).
Vulnerable and poor citizens of the country are to have their data captured by the National Social Safety Net Coordinating Office (NASSCO).
The program is an initiative of FG in collaboration with World Bank. To help develop a social safety net program in the country.
It is Paramount to note that through the HUPCCT, beneficiaries will be engaged in sustainable livelihood dealings/activities.
On Friday Update
The Hon. Minister handed over to the new Hon. Fed. Commissioner of the Refugees Commission, the Technical Working Group for Repatriation of Nigeria Refugees living in Cameron.
This is a program sealed by FGN, Cameron, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in the year 2017.
The first set of refugees, numbering one hundred and thirty-four (134), were airlifted to Nigeria on the 22nd of August 2019 by the Nigerian Airforce.
Just like the agreement signed with the Cameroonian Government. The FGN will take same steps with Chad, and Niger.
These were the activities of Hon. Sadiya U. Farouq for last week.