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GOOD NEWS: FG Finally Started Sending N30k To Every Nigerian Over COVID-19 Outbreak, See Latest Details

GOOD NEWS: FG Finally Started Sending N30k To Every Nigerian Over COVID-19 Outbreak, See Latest Details

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning,
Zainab Ahmed, has affirmed that the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari have started giving out stipends to people whose jobs have been affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


Farouk announced this at a press conference in Abuja. She said her ministry has commenced advance payment of conditional cash transfer to the poorest households in the country. She however did not disclose the amount of cash that is being transfered to the poor.


“In Mr. President’s speech, paragraph 54, he directed that the conditional cash transfer should be given in advance of two months. This we have also done. We have directed immediate cash transfer to the poorest and most vulnerable households in the country.

“Because of this COVID-19, the vulnerable groups have to expanded, 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.” she said.

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