Buhari Begins The Process Of Payment Of N5,000 To Extremely Poor Nigerians (Photos)

Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program with biometric capture and account opening commenced in Borno camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP).

The program is a part of the scheme under the ‘Social Investment Programs’ of the government of Muhammadu Buhari.extremely-poor-nigerians1According to this initiative, one million extremely poor Nigerians would receive 5,000 Naira monthly in 2016.

Laolu Akande, the special assistant to the vice president Yemi Osinbajo, clarified that for the Conditional Cash Transfer the money would be paid directly to the recipients through a payment system that was being worked out.

Osinbajo’s aide said World Bank and the Bill Gates Foundation were also cooperating with the federal government to develop an efficient payment system.

“All together, about 60 billion naira has been estimated to be paid out to extremely poor Nigerians,” Akande said in a statement.

In a related development, Governor Fayose of Ekiti state has recently announced the beginning of the implementation of its social welfare scheme for the needy, aged and unemployed.

During the presidential campaign Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, vowed to pay 5,000 Naira a month to the unemployed and the poorest youths in the country

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  • Mezzy Gilbert

    Fayose don wake dem up

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  • chika bibian

    Extremely poor huh? Make them make sure say na extremely poor them go giv….

  • kayode akinsanya

    That’s good

  • emekachilaka

    Ahahahahah thank God for fayose

  • WillieBravo

    Name una no still do for only North forget the other regions o, e no go reach baba do.

  • Cornel Nwankwo

    I prefer creation of employment than this stipends government is giving out to poor nigerians

  • Hmmmm ,hope say the money go reach them

  • Olovo Obinna

    This buhari and fayose are like cat n rat oh….anyway,,,however be the case….lets hope the money gets to the IDP’s as @when due