The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Program known as ‘SURE-P is a scheme established by the Federal Government of Nigeria during President Goodluck Jonathan’s Administration, to re-investing the Federal Government savings from fuel subsidy removal on critical infrastructure projects and social safety net programmes with direct impact on the citizens of Nigeria.
The core functions of the program includes but not limited to:
- Provision of employments for unemployed graduates through internship programs
- Creating database of unemployed youth and reduce social vulnerability among the group in the country through the mechanism of the policy.
SURE-P was established on January 2012 when the Federal Government of Nigeria announced the removal of subsidy on Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS). The scheme is one of the pivots of Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government.