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Betta Edu Announces Tinubu’s Plan for N-Power Scheme

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Minister Dr. Betta Edu Announces Overhaul of N-Power Scheme under Bola Tinubu-led Government

Abuja, Nigeria – In a significant development, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, has revealed plans for a comprehensive revamp of the N-Power scheme under the leadership of President Bola Tinubu’s government. This announcement comes in response to the challenges faced by N-Power beneficiaries, including delays in stipend payments.

Dr. Edu’s statement, released by her media aide, Rasheed Zubair, outlines the government’s commitment to address these issues and bring about positive changes in the social investment program. She stated, “We will change the modalities so that people will get their delayed stipends, include more people, and relaunch it with a renewed hope concept.”


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One of the major goals of this overhaul is to make the N-Power program more inclusive, ensuring that a broader section of the population can benefit from it. Plans are in motion to accommodate additional participants and to streamline the payment process for beneficiaries.

Moreover, Dr. Betta Edu disclosed that the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation aims to establish humanitarian hubs across the 774 local government areas in Nigeria. This ambitious move is part of a long-term strategy to combat poverty and enhance social welfare nationwide.


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To ensure effective implementation, the ministry intends to send its staff to all local government areas for feedback collection and digital tracking of palliative distribution. This step underscores the commitment to transparent and accountable governance.

Dr. Edu emphasized her dedication to addressing poverty through job creation and cash transfers to disadvantaged Nigerians, asserting, “Under my watch, the ministry will address poverty through Job creation and cash transfer to poor Nigerians.”

She concluded by assuring Nigerians of President Tinubu’s comprehensive economic interventions, both short-term and long-term, to meet the country’s diverse needs. She urged citizens to trust the process and look forward to positive changes.

Nigerians react to Betta Edu on N-power scheme.

In response to the announcement, Nigerians expressed their expectations and concerns on social media platforms. Some called for swift action, highlighting the hardships faced by N-Power beneficiaries due to delayed stipends, while others welcomed the proposed changes.


The revamp of the N-Power scheme represents a significant step in addressing the pressing issue of poverty and unemployment in Nigeria, bringing renewed hope to countless individuals who rely on this social program for support.



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