The Federal Government has begun the selection process for applicants, who indicated interest to be employed under the N-Power Batch C.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq had last year announced that over five million applications were received.
As part of measures to however make the selection process seamless and transparent, the minister has launched a portal, National Social Investment Management System, NASIMS, for ease of coordination, deployment and management.
She noted all applicants have been migrated onto the NASIMS platform, adding that they would be required to undergo a mandatory online test as part of the selection process.
According to her, the Batch C programme will run for twelve months adding that each beneficiary will be paid a monthly stipend of thirty thousand naira.
The Minister also attributed the delay in the entire process to the outbreak of COVID-19.