Kebbi Govt approves free registration for N-Power applicants
July 5, 2020
Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved the beginning of free registration for the Federal Government’s N-Power programme, for unemployed youth in the state.
The State Commissioner Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning Dr Abba Sani-Kalgo made this known on Sunday in Birnin Kebbi.
He said that the free N-Power registration programme would start on July 6, at all designated centres across all the local government areas and four emirate headquarters of the state.
Sani-Kalgo said that applicants from Birnin Kebbi would be registered at the Emir of Gwandu’s Palace, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, and the ICT Centre of the Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi.
“Kebbi’s Ministry of Budget and Planning is calling on the youth interested in the government’s N-Power programme to hurry up and come for free registration and additional information on the programme at the centres provided throughout the state.
“The registration is to start on July 6, 2020, throughout the centres provided and interested youth are to come with their BVN document and valid Identity Card.
“They are also requested to come along with the original copies of their certificates and other required documents for capturing and subsequent forwarding, via internet, to the N-Power Programme headquarters,” Sani-Kalgo said.
Sani-Kalgo also urged those coming for the registration to obey the preventive guidelines of COVID-19: wearing their face masks, maintain social and physical distancing at the registration centres.
He urged the applicants to take advantage of this golden opportunity to get registered for the programme.
Sani-Kalgo thanked the state governor for his sustained invaluable support to the ministry to carry out the exercise free of charge for the applicants.
The Commissioner lauded the governor’s concern for the development and empowerment of youths in the state, stating that the governor directed that the exercise be carried out free of charge throughout the state.