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Workers Day: Buhari Doubles N-Power Beneficiary

Workers Day: Buhari Doubles N-Power Beneficiary
  • PublishedMay 2, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to double the beneficiaries of the N-Power programme from 500,000 to one million.
President Muhammadu made the disclosure in a commemorate message to the day celebration on Saturday.

He added that he is also seeking to expand the number of those benefitting from the conditional cash transfer programme to 32 million, from the present 13 million.
Buhari said the expansion of the N-Power programme would ensure job creation and poverty alleviation that would in turn cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nigerians.

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