N-power program has reportedly been suspended by the Federal Government indefinitely due to irregularities within the scheme.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu made the announcement while featuring on a TVC news program on Saturday.
She said the decision was born out of some irregularities within the scheme, noting that the government has launched investigation into the utilization of funds since the program kick-started
Additionally, the Minister claimed that some of the beneficiaries are hardly seen in their place of assignments yet they expect monthly stipends, while some of the beneficiaries who ought to have exited the program since 2022 are still on the payroll.
N-Power Program was launched by the administration of former President Muhammadu Buhari to help curb the issue of youth unemployment & assist in increasing social development.