Just 16 days of opening portal, 4.48 million Nigerians applied for 400,000 N-Power job slots — Minister Farouq

Sadiya Farouq, the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, has revealed the number of applicants that have registered through the N-Power online portal.

Sadiya though her Twitter page disclosed that just 16 days after opening the portal, not less than 4.48 million persons have indicated interest to be employees on the platform.

The minister added that only 400,000 applicants will be absorbed into the third batch of the National Social Investment Scheme (NSIP) at the end of the recruitment exercise.

On Sunday, July 12, the minister tweeted: “My team and I continue to interface with stakeholders to ensure a successful transition for the @npower_ng. It has been 16 days since the portal opened and we have received 4.48 million applications to date.”