Daily News

FG disburses N20,000 grants to rural women in Bauchi

0
fg-disburses-n20,000-grants-to-rural-women-in-bauchi

David ADENUGA, Bauchi

The Federal Government has begun the disbursement of a N20, 000 grant to rural women in Bauchi State to enable them start small businesses that will help in alleviating their plight.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Farouq, flag-off the disbursement of the grants to the beneficiaries in Azare, Katagum Local Government Area of Bauchi State .

She said that 150,000 across the 36 states of the federation would also benefit from the programme adding that the grant for rural women programme was introduced in 2020 by her Ministry as part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s social Inclusion and poverty reduction agenda.

Read Also: Four killed, five injured in Bauchi crash 

Farouq, who was represented by a Deputy Director Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry, Dr. Abubakar Suleiman, explained that the agenda included the realization of the national aspiration of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years, designed to provide a one-off grant to some of the poorest and most vulnerable women in rural Nigeria.

She said: “A grant of N20, 000.00 will be disbursed to over 150,000 poor rural women across the 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.

Iota Becomes 30th Named Storm in a Record-Breaking Season

Previous article

FG to set up credit tribunal for loan recovery

Next article

You may also like

Comments

Leave a Reply

More in Daily News