As cabinet members of the Bola Tinubu administration mark 100 days in office, Betta Edu, minister of humanitarian affairs and poverty alleviation, has said that backlog glitches related to the famed N-Power scheme are being cleared.
Edu, who was sworn in alongside 44 others on August 21, also disclosed that payment will commence soon.
Exited N-Power beneficiaries still complain about payments. Photo credits: Betta Edu, NpowerSource: Facebook
N-Power: “Payment to commence soon”, Edu
TheTalk.NG reports that N-Power beneficiaries were paid a monthly stipend of N30,000.
The minister’s pledge was shared via the official Facebook page of the National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS) on Wednesday night, November 29.
Amid the restructuring of the N-Power scheme, Edu said in a terse statement:
“Backlog glitches are currently being cleared and payment to commence soon.”
The video below highlights Edu’s ‘accomplishments’ in 100 days in office:
N-Power reveals beneficiaries that’ll be paid
Earlier, TheTalk.NG reported that N-Power said “all eligible beneficiaries” will be paid their outstanding stipends.
In a tweet-reply via its official handle, the N-Power scheme said Edu and Akindele Egbuwalo, the N-Power national programme manager, “are effortlessly working on resolving all payment issues”.
N-Power responds to inquiries on alleged thumbprint
TheTalk.NG also reported that N-Power warned that there is no thumb printing exercise going on.
The federal government’s social empowerment programme asked prospective beneficiaries to always monitor all its active social media platforms, “as that is where you will get any latest information”.
N-Power speaks on purported NEXIT package
In another related news, TheTalk.NG reported that N-Power said it does not have any information regarding the NEXIT.
Responding to a social media user who was inquiring recently, N-Power failed to confirm if disengaged beneficiaries will benefit from the alleged NEXIT package.