By Tony Obiechina, Abuja
The National Social Investment Office NSIO has urged Nigerians, particularly beneficiaries of the N.Power program, to discountenance fake online messages put out to deceive unsuspecting members of the public into applying for a fresh batch of volunteers on the social media.
A statement by NSIO Communications Manager, Tienabeso Bibiye on Wednesday said, “such messages are the handiwork of fraudsters who would stop at nothing to employ dubious means of ripping innocent people of their hard earned resources”.
According to the statement, “the Federal Government has yet to commence the distribution of devices to Batch B, N-Power beneficiaries. Indeed, the process has commenced and all beneficiaries would be duly informed via the N-Power website or other verified social media contacts of the NSIO, when the devices are available”.
“Electronic devices such as IPads, laptops etc are part of the working tools given to beneficiaries of the N-Power program. The devices are preloaded with learning modules to help beneficiaries function effectively in their various specialties at their Primary Places of Assignment (PPA)”, the statement added