Assessing N-Health and N-Teach Components of the N-Power Program On Youth Empowerment in Bauchi State

  • Jibrin Ahmed Department of public Administration, Faculty of Management Science, Bauchi State university Gadau
  • Hindatu Yerima Maigari Department of public Administration, Faculty of Management Science, Bauchi State university Gadau
  • Naziru Mohammed Musalli Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Science Bauchi State University Gadau
Keywords: Empowerment, N-Health, N-Teach, Youth


The study assess the impact of the N-Health and N-Teach Component of the N-Power in Bauchi State, the objective of the study is to assess the impact of N-Health component of the N-Power on youth empowerment, assess the impact of N-Teach component of N-power on youth empowerment. This study employed the Survey research design which is a quantitative. A structured questionnaire was used to collect information from the selected respondents within Bauchi State. The population for the study comprise of the total N-Power Beneficiaries in Bauchi State, the total Population of the Study therefore is Fifteen thousand and thirty-three (15,033), (N-Power Guide, 2017). 389 sample was selected using probability sampling, in which simple random sampling technique will be used, Descriptive method of data analyses was use to analyze the data for this research,  The findings of the study revealed that the N-power Teach Programme was found to have reduced unemployment and poverty level among the youth because it has created job opportunity to the youth across Bauchi. The study concluded that N-Power Health had improve the capacity of Youths to engage in Pharmaceuticals business. Also N-Teach beneficiaries of the N-Power were also empowered to engaged in entrepreneurial activities and to some extent took a carrier in the Teaching profession. nevertheless the N-Health program had opened opportunities for youth to create job for their selves by engaging in farming activities. based on this the study recciomended the following; Government, at the various levels (federal, state and local) should give priority to youth empowerment and stop paying lip service to youth empowerment. Youth empowerment programmes, projects and policies must be based on scientific studies and not by rule of thumb. This will enable the schemes to have predetermined and measuring goals as outcomes. There is need to urgently review the educational sector/system to enhance the national and global competitiveness of our youths who are products of the educational system of the country