Federal Government begins assessment of one million job applicants

Written by on September 20, 2016

download-2The final assessment for over one million Nigerians who applied online for the Federal Government’s five hundred thousand job scheme for unemployed graduates will begin today.

 

According to a statement by Laolu Akande, senior special assistant, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, the assessments in the various categories of the N-Power programme will end on the eighteenth of October, this year.

 

The N-Power Programme, which is the job creation and empowerment initiative of the Federal Government’s Social Investment Programme, also has programmes for non-graduates. From the assessments, five hundred thousand job seekers will be picked for the two-year volunteer positions.

 

According to Akande, candidates will be assessed in phases based on their specific chosen programmes before the final selection. He added that all assessments will include some personal questions and other questions testing basic knowledge of English, General Knowledge and Quantitative Reasoning.


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