No fewer than 60, 000 unemployed youths have so far registered for the second phase of the Federal Government’s N-Power program in Kano State
Only 23, 000 youths were able to register during the previous N-Power registration
No fewer than 60, 000 unemployed youths have so far registered for the second phase of the Federal Government’s N-Power program in Kano State.
The Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje on Social Interventions Program, Hajiya Aisha Jafar-Yusuf, revealed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday.
Jafar-Yusuf said the state was able to achieve the success following the establishment of more than 10 registration centers by the State Government, registering applicants for free.
She listed the location of the centers as Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education, Kumbotso, Kano University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal Studies, Kano and the Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano, among others.
She said that during the previous N-Power registration, only 23, 000 youths were able to register but with the government’s support, more than 60,000 youths have so far registered.
She added that the State Government is expecting a great number of applicants this time around, because they have been able to mobilize our youths.
She also said that the home-grown school feeding program of the federal government would soon commence in the state, as all the necessary arrangements had almost been completed.
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