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Lockdown: FG Gives N20,000 Each To Poor Households In Abuja (Photos)


The Federal Government has started the payment of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to destitute families (poor) at the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

This is a piece of the Federal Government's endeavors to help diminish the impact of President Muhammadu's lockdown request following the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the nation.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk, said on Wednesday while launching the dispensing that because of the scourge of COVID-19, the Federal Government is giving out N20,000 per individual for the following four months beginning from March 2020.

She clarified that the President during his communicate a week ago coordinated that the Conditional Cash Transfer ought to be given ahead of time of two months.

"We have guided quick money move to the least fortunate and most helpless families in the nation," she said.

"As a result of this COVID-19, the helpless gatherings need to grow, on the grounds that we know that there are individuals who live on every day wage, so we are additionally going to take a gander at those gatherings of individuals to perceive how we can get this nourishment alleviation intercession to them right now."

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