Tuesday, March 31, 2020

We’ve Started Immediate Cash Transfer To Poorest Households - FG

The Federal Government has begun cash transfer to the poorest households in the country to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

We’ve Started Immediate Cash Transfer To Poorest Households - FG

This development was announced by the minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq.

The minister made this known at a press conference in Abuja. She however said that her ministry has commenced advanced payment of conditional cash transfer to the poorest households in the country.
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Although she did not disclose the amount of cash that is being transfered to the poor.

She said;

In Mr. President’s speech, paragraph 54, he directed that the conditional cash transfer should be given in advance of two months. This we have also done. We have directed immediate cash transfer to the poorest and most vulnerable households in the country.

Because of this COVID-19, the vulnerable groups have to expanded, because we are aware that there are people who live on daily wage, so we are also going to look at those groups of people to see how we can get this food relief intervention to them in this period.

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1 comment:

  1. Why is this sthiso called Minister for Humanitarian Affairs lieyin on sending cash to the poorest Household,here we are yet to received the so called cash,U better start sending our cash through our BVN before we pray to God to send u and your Family Covid-19, We are at home nothing to eat no way to survive,u better do the necessary thing Madam.


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