One million Nigeria citizen applied for the N-power program within 48 hours after the application portal was opened.
Rhoda Iliya, the Nigeria deputy director information of the ministry of humanitarian affairs disaster management revealed that the applications for N-Power which is one of the national social investment programmes of the federal government to eradicate ending poverty and the indication of the number of youths who need jobs in the country.
The statement says:
“Young Nigerians citizen between the age of 18-35 can apply, with or without formal education can put in for a slot in the program but would be focused on agriculture.
“All Nigerians that meet up with the application criteria can register.
“The portal is open for all Nigerians who meet the application criteria.
“The selection process would be fair and transparent and the public would also be carried along at every stage.
According to report, hackers gaining access on the portal which was opened on 11:45pm on June 26, 2020 and closed on June 28, 2020, says by the ministry.