Npower NEXIT Training Update Today: The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq has flagged off the much awaited NEXIT/CBN Agri-Business Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme for exited N-Power beneficiaries Batches A and B.
Out of the 467,183 trainees who indicated
interest, 75,600 will participate in the first
phase of the orientation programme expected to lead up to collection of loans of up to three million Naira from the Central Bank of Nigeria if they qualify.
In his welcome address, the Permanent
Secretary who was represented by the Director Planning, Research and Statistics Raphael Oraeluno charged the beneficiaries to make judicious use of the opportunity.
“I will want to emphasize that every trainee
must see this unique opportunity as a
blessing that must not be wasted. Recall how we journeyed into this. You have finally gotten this opportunity. Maintain the highest level of seriousness in all that you will be taught throughout the training programme and thereafter. As beneficiaries, you will be
equipped with the necessary training that will guarantee your participation in the CBN
package meant for this purpose”.
The National Coordinator, National Social
Investment Programmes Dr Umar Bindir alao advised the beneficiaries to take advantage of the CBN package to be self reliant.
At the end of the five day training, beneficiaries who qualify will receive Loans of up to three million Naira with a maximumt enure of seven years.
NNEKA IKEM ANIBEZE