Nigeria government has kick start another youth empowerment programme,this one is not the popular npower programme (Npower Agro,N-Health,N-Teach,or the N-Tax ),It is called P-YES. P-YES means Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme.This article is to guide you on how to successfully apply for the programme.Read more
All You Need To Know About The P-YES (Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme)
The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme,is a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative,The programme is to help in solving the unemployment problem in the country.The scheme is handle by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs.The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme(P-YES) is just like the Npower programme.
Difference Between P-YES Programme And The Npower programme
I want to use this opportunity to encourage the youths to apply for this programme (P-YES),when npower came people were reluctant to apply but today is history.Please don’t let this opportunity bypass you.P-YES is like the NPOWER.In npower, beneficiaries are post to public facilities like the schools, Farms,Health cares facilities etc,but in The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme(P-YES),the bbeneficiaries will train
The Purpose Of The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES)
- To drastically reduce unemployment among Nigerian youth by creating at least 774,000 empowerment opportunities.
2. To Train and empower youth to have the capacity to empower at least one other youth within his/her immediate community.
How To Apply For The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme(P-YES)
Interested applicants can apply directly at P-YES office Abuja Office at
Youth and Student Affairs.
5th floor, Wing B Phase 1,
Federal Secretatiat Complex.
Online Application Procedure For The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme(P-YES),
Visit P-YES application portal here at http://p-yes.gov.ng/
On the menu above, click Application and choose “Start your Application”
Read other instructions on the page before clicking the “Apply now” link or go her straight
You will need an active phone number and email to fill the form.
After completing the filling and submission, kindly print your Guarantor form.
Requirements and Eligibility For The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme(P-YES)
- Applicant must be a Nigerian male or female between the ages of 18 and 40.
2. Applicant must have a means of identification (National Identity card, International Passport, Permanent Voters Card- PVC).
3. Applicant must provide a Second Level Beneficiary (SLB) to qualify for benefitting from the scheme.
4. Ability to communicate in Basic English language and or any local Nigerian language.
Provable upright character and a stable mind.
5. Applicant must provide a guarantor preferably a community or religious leader.
6. Ability to secure the endorsement of a local government official.
7. Applicants can be literate, semi-literate, SSCE, NCE, OND, HND, Bsc, Masters holders
Nature and Objectives of P-YES Program
The successful candidate will be train in agriculture, Information technology, fashion, catering, technology acquisition and many other strategic vocations. Successful trainees will be equipped with Seed Empowerment Tools (SET)s such as rice mills, poultry accessories, branded mobile kiosks, farm implements, mobile restaurants, tents, photography units etc.
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