1,500 beneficiaries get monthly N30,000 allowance in Jigawa — Official | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper

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About 1,500 beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s N-Power Job Scheme for 200, 000 youths nationwide from Jigawa have started receiving the N30,000 monthly allowance, Alhaji Bala Ibrahim, the State’s Coordinator, said on Saturday.


“The 1,500 beneficiaries in the state have started receiving bank alert of N30,000 monthly allowance. “Over 30,000 graduates in the state applied for the programme,but 1, 500 were taken,” he told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse.

He explained that some of the beneficiaries, who were thoroughly screened at both state and local government levels, have been posted to their various places of assignment. Ibrahim added that the remaining ones, who had also been screened, would soon be posted to the various organizations and establishments in the state.

He, however, expressed concern over rejection of postings by some of the beneficiaries. He said payment of the allowance would be based on presentation of monthly clearance from their places of assignment. “The only challenge we are facing is rejection of postings by the beneficiaries and that is common. “But we are doing our best to address the situation,” the N-Power coordinator said.

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  1. AS USUAL THE SOUTH EAST AND SOUTH SOUTH ARE LEFT OUT OF THIS SO CALLED PILOT STUDY. WE WILL SOON SEE HOW THIS SCAM WORKS OUT. WORKERS ARE BEING OWED SALARIES AND IN SOME CASES SALARIES ARE SLASHED WITHOUT ANY EXPLANATION AND THE FG FINDS MONEY TO DASH SOME PEOPLE WHO ARE IDLE. TALK OF JUSTICE!

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  2. WOULDN'T IT HAVE BEEN BETTER TO INITIATE PRODUCTIVE PROGRAMS IN FRAMING AND EMPLOY THESE YOUNG PEOPLE THERE THAN JUST GIVING THEM MONEY. WHO AND WHO ARE QUALIFIED TO RECEIVE THIS MONEY? THIS IS AN OPEN DOOR TO CORRUPTION.

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