The FG has announced a promise to enrol members of the Newspaper Vendors Association of Nigeria into the N-Power programme, to help them acquire some skills.
This was disclosed by Chris Ngigie, the Minister of Labour and employment, in Abuja when members of the Desmond Obiagwu-led Federal Secretariat branch of the association paid him a courtesy visit.Ngige applauded the vendors for being good citizens of the country, choosing to earn a decent living through newspaper vending in the stead of criminal activities. He noted that the vendors are part of those helping the government through their work.
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He expressed the FG’s desire to encourage them in their efforts with a promise that the government would enroll some of them into the programme.