$300m transferred to poor Nigerians in four years, says FG

The Federal Government has disbursed about $300m to the poor and vulnerable in its National Social Register through N5,000 cash transfers in four years. This was disclosed by the National Coordinator, National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office, Mr Apera Iorwa, in an exclusive interview with Sunday Punch. The agency, which is under the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, coordinates the National Social Safety Net Programme. “For the cash transfer of N5,000 per month, the Federal Government, over the four-year period, has been able to disburse $300m,” he said. He also disclosed that two million households had benefitted

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