The N-Power is an innovation and capacity building proggramme from the federal Government.We all know that Skills and knowledge are the driving forces of economic growth and social development. Despite the current high level of unemployment, harnessing Nigeria’s young demography through appropriate skill development efforts provides an opportunity to achieve inclusion and productivity within the country. Large-scale skill development is the main policy thrust of the N-Power Programme.
N-Power is also linked to the Federal Government’s policies in the economic, employment and social development arenas. N-Power addresses the challenge of youth unemployment by providing a structure for large scale and relevant work skills acquisition and development while linking its core and outcomes to fixing inadequate public services and stimulating the larger economy.
N-Power will also be a platform for diversifying the economy. N-Power is preparing young Nigerians for a knowledge economy where, equipped with world-class skills and certification, they become innovators and movers in the domestic and global markets. Nigeria will have a pool of software developers, hardware service professionals, animators, graphic artists, building services professionals, artisans and others. N-Power also focuses on providing our non-graduates with relevant technical and business skills that enhance their work outlook and livelihood.
In sum, N-Power is segmented as follows:
- N-Power Teachers Corps- 500,000 graduates
- N-Power Knowledge – 25,000 non-graduates
- N-Power Build- 75,000 non-graduates
The Goal of the N-Power programme is to to intervene and directly improve the livelihood of a critical mass of young unemployed Nigerians,.
To create an ecosystem of solutions for ailing public services and government diversification policies.
To develop a qualitative system for the transfer of employability, entrepreneurial and technical skills.
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