Evaluating the Performance of President Buhari on the NSIP
As an integral Part of our mandate to hold of public office accountable to their electoral promises. The ManifesTrack team via a data-driven assessment evaluated the performance of the Muhammadu Buhari led administration on the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) based on promises made as contained in the APC Next Level Roadmap and other sources.
In May 2021, the team tracked seven (7) promises on the NSIP. Our assessment established that the following promises were kept: The Directive to expand the National Social Register(NSR) and also Continue investment in the most vulnerable through the National Cash Transfer Program (NCTP) to reach the target of 1 million poor households.
However, the assessment revealed that the following promises were not kept; Expand the N-Power programme to engage 1,000,000 graduates and non-graduates across the various categories; Train more young people in key hardware and software technology skills, and digital creative work through the N-Power Knowledge Programme Establish People Moni Bank; Establish Entrepreneur Bank to provide debt, equity and business advisory support to businesses; Continue providing support to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) through Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme and reach at least 1.66 million MSMEs.