The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has denied that the N-Power portal on its website was compromised, saying that it remained as secured as ever.
The ministry stated this Sunday in a statement signed by its Deputy Director Information, Rhoda Iliya.
According to the ministry, over 1 million applications were received within 48 hours of the new N-Power enrollment process being declared open.
“The Ministry will like to assure Nigerians that the N-Power portal is secured and no data has been compromised,” stressing that “the portal is open for Nigerians who meet the application criteria.”
The statement read in part, “Inline with the ongoing N-POWER Batch C online application which commenced Friday, June 26, 2020, the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs Disaster Management and Social Development, hereby announces that over 1,000,000 applications have been received from across the Federation in less than 48 hours after the Honourable Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq declared open the new N-Power Portal on the Ministry’s website.
“The Ministry wishes to reiterate that all young Nigerians between the ages of 18-35 with or without formal education can apply for a slot in the new program which would be very focused on agriculture.
“The selection process would be fair and transparent and the public would also be carried along at every stage.”