The Senior Particular Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation and Youth Empowerment, Afolabi Imoukhuede, on Thursday assured beneficiaries of the N-Energy scheme that they’d get their March stipend this week.
Imoukhuede gave the reassurance in Abuja, in an interview with the Information Company of Nigeria, NAN.
The N-Energy Scheme is linked with the Federal Authorities’s financial, employment and social improvement insurance policies.
It addresses the challenges of youth unemployment by offering a construction for big scale and related work expertise acquisition and improvement,that might stimulate the financial system.
The N-Energy volunteer corps entails large deployment of 500,000 skilled graduates who will help to enhance the inadequacies in public companies in schooling, well being and civic schooling.
NAN reviews that the batch one beneficiaries of the scheme had been getting agitated by the Federal Authorities’s delay in paying their March stipend.
They felt it was a ploy by the Federal Authorities to exit them from the programme.
NAN reviews that the beneficiaries often get their stipend on the 30th day of the month, however since March until now, nothing was heard from the administration of N-Energy on its communication platform.
Imoukhuede mentioned that the beneficiaries would get their stipend this week, including that there was no must panic because the Federal Authorities was addressing the difficulty.
He blamed the delay on the Ministry of Finance and the Accountant Common’s Workplace, including that some points had been being sorted out.
He mentioned opposite to insinuations that it was an try and exit the batch one beneficiaries from the programme, the batch two of the beneficiary who had been enlisted few months in the past into the programme had equally not been paid.
“It’s not as if we had paid batch two and we didn’t pay batch one, there’s a delay and I believe the federal government has been constant in cost.
“The problems are being labored out between the Ministry of Finance and the Accountant Common’s Workplace, and as soon as these are resolved, the beneficiaries will get their stipend.
“I’m positive, this week will probably be resolved,” he assured.