N-Power programme not abandoned by FG — Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the N-Power programme has not been jettisoned by the Federal Government as being speculated.

Dr. chris Ngige said this while dismissing rumours that is going round that the Federal Government has abandoned the programme,he said the programme was being repackaged and amend in some area. 

However, the minister gave the clarification in Enugu when he visited N-Power trainees at ANAMCO and Tetralog Mechatronics companies, during the weekend.

He expressed satisfaction with the trainees and advised them to form cooperatives to enable them to access loans.

Ngige stressed that the N-Power programme was one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Federal Government that cannot be abandoned midway.  

According to him, with cooperatives, the N-Power graduating trainees can access loans from Federal Government agencies such as National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Industrial Training Fund, ITF and Bank of Industry.

Chief Executive Officer of Tetralog Mechatronics Company, Onuorah Nnabugo, said though some of the trainees might claim that they have acquired enough training to start on their own, there was need for them to acquire more training to make them better. “Training is constant thing and everybody needs training and you will continue to be trained,” he stated.

ALSO READ:  No Date For School Resumption Yet - FG

Ngige also visited the ongoing rehabilitation of Akanu Ibiam International airport runway, where he expressed satisfaction on the job.

Check Also

APC GUIDELINES FOR WARDS, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND STATE CONGRESSES

NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES FOR PARTY POSITIONS – ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) Aspirants to party positions …

Akwa Ibom General Overseer beats wife to death over alleged infidelity

Residents of Ikot Abia village in Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have …

Bandits collect N16m for 11 victims, hold 17, demand N17m

Bandits have released 11 women out of the 28 abducted in the Kabode Kachia Local …

Leave a Comment