The federal government has launched a portal for exited N-Power beneficiaries to apply for Central Bank of Nigeria,CBN empowerment options.
Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, announced the launch of the portal in a statement, explained that the platform was developed in conjunction with the CBN.
According to the statement released, Friday,by Nneka Anibeze,Special Assistant to the Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq,” the platform will enable exited N-Power beneficiaries to log on and apply for the various economic, empowerment and entrepreneurship options provided by the CBN.”
In the statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bashir Nura Alkali, the Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq informed interested exited beneficiaries of N- Power to log on to the portal and provide the required additional information for possible placements into the various CBN intervention options.
Sadiya said“The NEXIT portal is to determine the suitability of the beneficiaries for the CBN affiliated programs and is dependent on meeting the criteria and conditions set by the CBN for the said programs.”
She appreciated the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, for his support and also said they remain highly committed to the project of lifting 100 million Nigerians in the next ten years.
“Minister Umar Farouq pledged the Ministry’s willingness to collaborate with relevant agencies of government and other stakeholders towards the realization of that vision and congratulated the exited beneficiaries while wishing them well in their future endeavours,” the statement read.
It added:“The Federal Government of Nigeria is very proud of the milestones you have achieved during your period of service to the nation. As we prepare to exit into prospective endeavors, we are confident that you will be able to channel all you have learnt over the years into successful ventures that will improve the economy of the country and create further opportunities for you and other citizens.
“Chasing a dream requires effort, passion and hard work which you are now halfway through. I congratulate you and wish you a very successful future”.