The Federal Government has explained why it's carrying out validation of BVN of participants on its empowerment scheme, N- Power.
In a statement on the scheme's website, Federal Government disclosed that the validation process was to avoid past issues where participants were not paid their allowances.
Government also restated its commitment towards a fair and transparent process of the scheme.
The statement reads, "Good morning, "The aim of BVN validation is to avoid the current situation faced by some of the existing beneficiaries who have had issues with payment.
"Once again, when the BVN validation is done,
a TEXT MESSAGE will be sent to your phone
numbers to either proceed to the assessment
test phase or not.
"N-Power NG remains committed to a fair and
"N-TAX and N-Health Assessment Tests will
continue. N-Agro has NOT commenced yet
but will commence at a date to be