The Federal government says over 5 million young Nigerians have registered for the N-Power Batch-C enrollment exercise.
A statement by the Special Assistant, Strategic Communication to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Halima Oyelade said registration closed on Sunday 9th with a total of 5,042,001 applicants.
She said transparency would be accorded the selection processes to ensure only qualified applicants are enrolled.
The statement reiterates federal government commitment to lift one hundred million Nigerians out of poverty and give priority to women and persons with special needs.
The online registration commenced June 26, 2020, and closed Monday, August 10, after a 2 weeks extension from the initial deadline of July 26.