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FG resumes cash transfer in Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun




The Federal Authorities has resumed cost to beneficiaries of Family Uplifting Programme (HUP) beneath the Conditional Money Switch (CCT) Scheme.

The HUP-CCT is managed by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Catastrophe Administration and Social Growth led by Sadiya Umar Farouq.

The Focal Individual, Nationwide Social Funding Programme (NSIP) in Akwa Ibom, Godwin Akpan, mentioned disbursements have been made in Ukanafun and Oruk Anam Native Authorities Areas.

The beneficiaries in Nsit Atai, Ikono and Uruan LGAs will even be paid by their accounts. Every beneficiary will get N20,000.

The official added that the association for the poor was a part of efforts to elevate 100 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2030.

In Lagos, Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Yetunde Arobieke mentioned 6,810 individuals/households had benefited from the CCT since inception.

The State Focal Individual mentioned the switch of N5,000 per thirty days to beneficiaries is paid each two months.

The cost is for eligible households chosen from the Nationwide Social Register, the commissioner famous.

”A complete of 6,810 beneficiaries from six focused LGAs (Apapa, Amuwo-Odofin, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos Island and Badagry) have been benefitting”, she added.

In Ogun, Commissioner for Particular Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Femi Ogunbanwo flagged off the programme at Odeda LGA.

He introduced {that a} whole of 9,593 individuals within the state can be coated.

The beneficiaries had been drawn from six native governments throughout the three senatorial districts.

Ogunbanwo mentioned the pilot programme started in October 2020 with enrolment and information capturing actions.

The commissioner added that playing cards had been issued to the beneficiaries to function a way of identification and eligibility for cost.

FG begins money switch to 200,000 Nigerians

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