COVID-19: FG Commences N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer To 1M Poor Nigerians

1 month ago by: CLARA JANCITA
(f) at 1-04-2020 03:20PM (1 month ago)

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This is part of the Federal Government’s efforts to help reduce the effect of President Muhammadu’s lockdown order following the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk, said on Wednesday while kickstarting the disbursement that due to the scourge of COVID-19, the Federal Government is giving out N20,000 per person for the next four months starting from March 2020.

She explained that the President during his broadcast last week directed that the conditional cash transfer should be given in advance of two months.
“We have directed immediate cash transfer to the poorest and most vulnerable households in the country,” she said.

“Because of this COVID-19, the vulnerable groups have to expand, 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.”

Baye77 (m) at 1-04-2020 03:35PM
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So how will these people be determined??
allenspike (m) at 1-04-2020 05:38PM
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20000 to a million people would be 20 billion Naira... let’s see if it gets to half of the number people
kacylee (f) at 1-04-2020 07:14PM
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which one be conditional cash are they meant to be paid back Huh? Huh? Huh?