N-Power: FG Unveils Portal For Beneficiaries

Residents of Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital on Friday lamented the fraudulent extortion of candidates by vendors who guide them in the N-Power programme registration process.

DAILY POST reports that there is a proliferation of N-Power registration centres in almost every street of Abakaliki, the state capital.

A victim who spoke to our reporter said she was charged five thousand naira (N5000) for N-Power registration only.

She stated further that after the registration, she was equally asked to pay another one thousand five hundred naira for a printout.

Investigation revealed that some of the victims after paying the charges did not even receive messages to show that the registration was submitted successfully.

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Another source who gave his name as Ogodo said “I went to one of the N-Power registration centres to register for my wife, and I paid money.

“People in business centres collected money from me and gave me a printout. Then after that, they sent text to me to come to the international market and collect another printout.