The Federal Government has announced the indefinite suspension of the N-Power program.
Betta Edu, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, made the announcement while featuring on a TVC news program on Saturday.
She said the decision was birthed by some irregularities within the scheme, noting that the government has launched investigation into the utilization of funds since the program began.
The Minister claimed that some of the beneficiaries are not found in their place of assignments yet they expect monthly stipends.
According to her, some of the beneficiaries ought to have exited the program since 2022 but are still on the payroll.
“We must go back to look into N-Power and understand what the problems are so we will basically suspend the programe for now until we are done with proper investigation into the utilization of fund into the N-Power program.