"We Shared N193b To Pregnant Women & Lactating Mothers In 7 Month" -Jigawa Govt Claims

Date: 01-09-2022 8:17 am (2 months ago) | Author: onuigbo felicia
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The Jigawa State government says it spent N192.96 billion to implement its Maternal and Child Cash Transfer (MCCT) programme between November 2021 and June 2022.

Ibrahim Rabakaya, executive secretary, Jigawa State Rehabilitation Board, disclosed this during a three-day validation of Kaduna state’s Graduation Youth-Focused Social Protection programme on Wednesday in Kano.

Mr Rabakaya said the programme was introduced in 2021 based on the successes of the cash transfer programme that was implemented in the state by a Non-Governmental Organisation, Action Against Hunger (AAH). He explained that the MCCT, which was implemented under the Child Development Grant programme, provided the needed evidence about the effectiveness of cash transfer in addressing poverty and vulnerability.

Mr Rabakaya said the intervention targeted 5,740 beneficiaries – pregnant women and lactating mothers, for conditional cash transfer across the 287 political wards in the state.

He added that 20 beneficiaries were selected from each of the 287 political wards to address stunting among children under five. According to Mr Rabakaya, every 5,740 beneficiaries received 32,000, N4,000 monthly from November 2021 to June 2022, amounting to N183.68 billion.

He added that N4 million was expended as extra charges, N688.8 million on bank charges, and N4.59 million on automated teller machines cards.
“However, 172 beneficiaries had issues with their Bank Verification Number, and their payment was not successful, but they will receive payment as soon as the issue is resolved,” he said.

Posted: at 1-09-2022 08:17 AM (2 months ago) | Addicted Hero
- kacylee at 1-09-2022 09:09 AM (2 months ago)
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na wa ooo

Posted: at 1-09-2022 09:09 AM (2 months ago) | Addicted Hero
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- gogoman at 1-09-2022 09:48 AM (2 months ago)
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Good!!! continue sharing the money!! in fact, profligate it...... Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 1-09-2022 09:48 AM (2 months ago) | Grande Master
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- Goldtime at 1-09-2022 12:33 PM (2 months ago)
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What a country!
Posted: at 1-09-2022 12:33 PM (2 months ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Stengo at 1-09-2022 01:33 PM (2 months ago)
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Can you imagine
Posted: at 1-09-2022 01:33 PM (2 months ago) | Upcoming
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- kp45 at 1-09-2022 02:12 PM (2 months ago)
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Where did all these people come from?
Posted: at 1-09-2022 02:12 PM (2 months ago) | Hero
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