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Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has lauded the Federal Government for its cash grant programme for rural women in the state.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs. Disaster Management and Social Development in a press statement by the Director of Information, Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, said the Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who was represented by the Director Finance and Account, Dr. Matthew Dada disclosed this during the flag off ceremony of the programme in the state.
Launching the programme, the Minister of Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq said that “we gather to provide support to citizens of our beloved country. I am delighted to have you all converge on this venue for purpose of flagging off the Federal Government’s cash grant for rural women, which is a significant social protection programme of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, aimed at uplifting the most vulnerable groups out of poverty”.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has inaugurated a symbolic disbursement of N20,000 grant to each of the 2,510 beneficiaries from all the local government areas in Abia State.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has commended the Federal government for financial support to rural women in Oyo State through the Rural Women Cash Grant which he facilitated through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
The federal government at the weekend disbursed N20 million in cash grants to rural women in Abia rural, each recipient getting N20,000. The disbursement was witnessed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Alhaji Bashir Nura Alkali.
The Federal Government has delivered food items to victims of Shasha Market crisis and also inaugurated Special Cash Grant to 5,280 rural women in Oyo.
The Federal Government in its drive towards putting smile to people at the grassroots on Thursday empowered no fewer than 5, 000 women with cash and other various foods items that can make life more meaningful to the down trodden that are selected from all different geo-political area across the State.
The minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has advised Nigerian women not to regard the N20, 000 special grant given to the rural woman by the federal government as the fabled national cake.
No fewer than 4,000 rural women in Niger have received N80 million in total under the Federal Government Special Cash Grant Project for rural women, a statement from the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has said.
The Speaker, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Lanre Lasisi, addressed the beneficiaries and other guests virtually at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Thursday, through zoom, assured his constituents of more socio-economic programmes coming to them.
Protests broke out at Prof. Dora Akunyili Women’s Development Centre, Awka, Anambra State, on Sunday, where hundreds of women were gathered for the federal government’s N20,000 cash grant to rural women.
The Federal Government on Sunday began the disbursement of Rural Women Cash Grant Programme to elderly and indigent women in Anambra.
The Federal Government on Sunday began the disbursement of grants to 2,800 rural women in Enugu State under the Grant for Rural Women Project.
The Federal Government on Saturday inaugurated its N20,000 cash grant each for 3,500 rural women drawn from the 20 local government areas (LGAs) of Ogun.
At least, 125,000 rural women will benefit from the grant for rural women project and symbolic disbursement aimed at supporting each beneficiary with a sum of N20, 000, the federal government has disclosed.
Rural women in the six area councils of the FCT, are to benefit from the disbursement under the government’s National Social Investment Programme. Speaking at the event, Farouq explained that the grant was aimed at increasing the income and productive assets of target beneficiaries.
No fewer than 76,804 vulnerable households in Kebbi have received N1,056 billion from its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme from 2016 till date, says Nigeria’s humanitarian affairs minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq.
The Federal Government has doled out N9.5b to over 143,407 poor and vulnerable persons across 34 Local government areas of Katsina state as conditional cash transfer programme from inception
The programme initiated in 2020 by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development commenced with disbursement of twenty thousand naira (N20,000) each, to the 2,600 beneficiaries.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, disclosed this yesterday in Kano during the flag off of the programme in the state.
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