The Federal Government has launched NEXIT, an online portal for disengaged N-Power beneficiaries to apply for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Empowerment programmes.
The platform, which was developed in partnership with the CBN, will enable exited N-Power beneficiaries to log on and apply for the various economic, empowerment, and entrepreneurship options provided by the CBN.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, encouraged interested exited beneficiaries of N-Power to log on to the portal and provide the required additional information for possible placements into the various CBN intervention options.
She said in a tweet: “I am also happy to announce that during the week we notched up a key milestone towards providing a seamless exit for Batch A and B N-power beneficiaries. Working with @cenbank, we have arrived at a workable solution. I am grateful to the CBN governor.
“The NEXIT portal which was developed and launched by @FMHDSD in collaboration with the CBN will enable exited N-Power beneficiaries to log on and apply for the various economic, empowerment & entrepreneurship options provided by the apex bank.
“The NEXIT portal will help us determine the suitability of the beneficiaries for the CBN affiliated programs & is dependent on their meeting the criteria & conditions set by the CBN for the said programs. I thank past beneficiaries for their service, patience & understanding.”
In a statement by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Bashir Alkali, She emphasised that the NEXIT portal will determine the suitability of the beneficiaries for the CBN affiliated programs.
“The NEXIT portal is to determine the suitability of the beneficiaries for the CBN affiliated programs and is dependent on meeting the criteria and conditions set by the CBN for the said programs.
“The Federal Government of Nigeria is very proud of the milestones you have achieved during your period of service to the nation.
“As we prepare to exit into prospective endeavors, we are confident that you will be able to channel all you have learnt over the years into successful ventures that will improve the economy of the country and create further opportunities for you and other citizens.
“Chasing a dream requires effort, passion and hard work which you are now halfway through. I congratulate you and wish you a very successful future,” the Minister said in the statement.
The N-Power is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria aimed at lifting Nigerians out of poverty through capacity building, investment, and direct support.