– This was disclosed by the House of Representatives’ committee chairman on youth and sports, Adeyemi Adaramodu
– The federal lawmaker said the N-Power law, when reviewed, would improve on the empowerment of youth
The National Assembly says it will commence review of N-Power and other social investment programmes of the federal government to accommodate more youths especially fresh graduates. This was disclosed by the House of Representatives’ committee chairman on youth and sports, Adeyemi Adaramodu. The lawmaker made the comment on Thursday, November 21 at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) permanent orientation camp at Wanune in Tarka local government area of Benue state.
Adaramodu who led other members of the committee on oversight to the camp, told corps members currently undergoing orientation course that the N-Power law, when reviewed, would improve on the empowerment of youth.
He also charged corps members to take advantage of the Skills Aquisition and Enterprise Development (SAED) programme, which he said forms part of their camp activities. He then appealed to the to Benue state government to approve monthly stipend for corps members serving in the state, noting that doing so would complement the federal government’s effort in providing for them. Meanwhile, members of the House of Representatives earlier this week directed the ministry of education and the National Universities Commission (NUC) to abolish the payment of acceptance fees into tertiary institutions in the country. The directive followed the adoption of a motion brought by the lawmaker representing Ahiazu/Ezinihitte federal constituency of Imo state, Chinedu Martins, at plenary.