Read What Rep Said About Permanent Employment For N-Power Volunteers

A member of the House of Representatives representing the Shomolu Federal Constituency , Wole Diya , has said N-Power volunteers across the country have been catalysts for growth in agriculture and other sectors since inauguration of the programme .

He added that the volunteers deserved employment or empowerment .

Speaking at an interactive session with N-Power volunteers in the Shomolu Local Government Area , Diya pointed out that the volunteers had contributed to efficient service delivery at all federal , state and local government institutions .

He said , “ For example in the Shomolu and Bariga areas of Lagos , the N-Power volunteers have been part of transfer of knowledge in schools , tax collection and production of food through the N-Agro section of the scheme.

“ I appeal to state governments to give the volunteers employment or empowerment grants .” The lawmaker said the theme of the session , ‘ Challenges and Prospects of N- Power Volunteers , ’ was chosen to convince stakeholders that the volunteers could contribute better to the society if employed or empowered .

The N-Power Zonal Coordinator of Lagos State, Mr . Felix Ayorinde, commended the lawmaker for his efforts to ensure a better life for volunteers. The Senior Special Assistant to the ( Lagos State) Governor on Survey, Leke Adekoya, urged youths to be creative in their areas of endeavours .