Federal government to begin the transfer of #20,000 conditional cash transfer scheme to poor Nigerians. The exercise will last for the next four months.
This activity has begun In the Kwali area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
The minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management, and social development said on the 1st of April that it is part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s plans to help poor Nigerians cope with the effect of the lockdown order over coronavirus outbreak.
“This will continue for four months,” says by Umar Farouk on Tuesday.
Dr. Oluseyi Aba urged the federal and state governments to ensure that Nigerians get paid some stipend to enable them to cope with the total lockdown.
NIIRE advised the FG to either use the voters’ registration database to distribute the stipend or to use the data provided by NIMC