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We Have Disbursed Over 58 Billion To Less Privileged Nigerians In The Past Two Months-Buhari




The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that it has disbursed over 58billion to less privileged Nigerians in the past two months.

This much was disclosed by Halima Shehu, National Coordinator of Household Uplifting Programme, Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP – CCT).

Disclosing this in Yola, Adamawa State on Thursday, November 12, she said that the programme is directed mainly at people who live in rural areas where poverty and hunger is on the rise, adding that it was initiated to support development objectives with the priority of improving households’ consumption.

”As we are all aware that poverty and hunger are high and prevalent among rural dwellers, especially, female-headed households with poor sources of income in Nigeria.

“In furtherance to that, the Federal Government established the Household Uplifting Programme – Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP – CCT), with a slogan ‘ Beta don come’ to help alleviate the poverty of the poor. In line with the programme, in the last two months, across the country, the Federal Government has disbursed the sum of N58 billion Naira to the less privileged.”

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