Federal Government Issues Two Weeks Ultimatum to Akwa Ibom on N-Power Volunteers
The Federal Government has issued a two-week ultimatum to the Akwa Ibom government to fully deploy N-Power volunteers or lose its slots to other states.
Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, issued the warning at the state institutional stakeholders meeting in Uyo.
After visiting some schools where the volunteers were supposedly deployed, the Monitoring and Evaluation (M and E) team, led by Imoukhuede expressed displeasure with the execution of the scheme in the state.
Accordingly, Imoukhuede requested for the schedule of posting for the volunteers immediately as the Federal Government would no longer continue to pay volunteers, who had yet to be deployed seven months after being paid.
“We need to get a full deployment report in two weeks or the stipends of the volunteers will be put on hold,” he directed.
The SSA said another assessment team would visit the state at the end of the ulti