N-Power: Osinbajo reveals expansion plan

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says the N-Power Graduate
Skills Acquisition Programme will be expanded and made
better to benefit more Nigerian youths.
Osinbajo made the disclosure on Friday during a visit to
Kiara De-Luke Multi-Skill and Entrepreneurship Centre, an N-
Power training centre at Umuobiakwa in Obingwa Local
Government Area of Abia.

Addressing the trainees, the vice president said the N-Power
programme was very important to the Federal Government
because of its focus on empowering the youths through
capacity building.
“The programme will be expanded, enriched, made bigger
and better and we will improve the welfare of those in the
programme.
“The Federal Government wants to demonstrate through you
that Nigerian young people are not only competent, but can
with the best training become the best available anywhere in
the world.

“You can be sure that we are going to see this programme
through. We are going to continue the programme. We are
not going to stop it.
“It is the largest of its kind anywhere in Africa. We want to
prove that it is possible not only to keep young people
employed and engaged but to train at the same time on a
continuous basis and to train them using technology.
“We want to prove also that you do not need to know
anybody to be able get a job. You do not have to go and
speak to anybody. You get the job in a free and fair manner.

“So, I want to ask you to be committed because sometimes
there may be difficulties,” he said.

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