This afternoon 11th of March 2021, the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development is giving a Press briefing on the launch of the N-Power Batch C’s National Social Investment Management System (NASIMS).
The Honourable Minister Sadiya Umar Farouq stated that the N-Power started as an intervention for job creation. She says Batch C is a continuation of the ongoing strategy and an extension of the Buhari administration’s commitment to job creation and youth development Matter Arising gathered
Based on the implementation of these SIPs since 2016, the programmes are undergoing restructuring to maximize their impact and deliver more socioeconomic benefits to the poor and vulnerable in the society.
The N-Power programme provides young Nigerians with job opportunities. It provided opportunities to over 500,000 Nigerians. In view of this, President Buhari approved the extension of the programme to 1 million new beneficiaries; 500k per stream.
The Permanent Secretary, Bashiru Alkali stated during welcome remark. He says NASIMS (National Social Investment Management System) is a strategic response to address numerous challenges encountered in SIPs. It will drive efficiency and accountability and serve as a database for the programmes
The N-Power programme will now be administered through the NASIMS which cuts across the whole value change of other programmes under the Ministry.
The programme is now positioned to be more strategic through the NASIMS. Beneficiaries will now be able to get more from programme, and experience a seamless verification process as well as an efficient transition and exit management plan through the NASIMS.