The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has directed a launch of funds for the cost of stipends to the 774,000 members of the Particular Public Works (SPW) programme.
He additionally warned those that registered with totally different names to not anticipate any funds.
Keyamo made the announcement in a tweet through his official Twitter deal with on Saturday.
In response to him, he has directed the NDE to start processing the funds, and members ought to start to obtain funds.
“President Muhammadu Buhari has graciously directed a launch of the funds for the cost of stipends to the 774,000 members of the SPW programme. I’ve consequently directed the NDE to start processing the funds and members ought to start to obtain funds.
“As a way to get rid of fraud and/or double funds, I’ve additionally directed that each cost to members be made utilizing the BVN of their accounts so we are able to have an audit path of each single cost. Those that registered with totally different names shouldn’t anticipate funds,” Keyamo’s tweet learn.
DAILY POST remembers that the SPW programme was deliberate to make use of 1,000 Nigerians from each of the 774 Native Authorities Areas within the nation.
The initiative bumped into delays following the facility play between Keyamo and the Director-Normal, Nationwide Directorate of Employment, Dr Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu, who was sacked final yr’s December.
Each one of many 774,000 employees will get N20,000 month-to-month for 3 months period of the job.