FG gives 34,456 Kogi households N20,000 each


The Federal Government through the Office of the National Social Investment Programmes, has commenced the payment of N20, 000 each to over 34,456 beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer across Kogi State.



 This was disclosed on Tuesday by Abdulkareem Onyekehi, the Focal Person of Kogi SIP, while speaking with journalists after monitoring the disbursement at some payment centres in Lokoja and Okene.



 He said the disbursement commenced on Monday and was being carried out simultaneously across the 21 local government areas of the state.



 He said, ‘’The exercise which is in collaboration with the state government spans Monday 6 to 22nd April 2020 across the 21 local governments of Kogi State.



 ‘’I have visited Lokoja and Okene pay points and the exercise is going on smoothly and peacefully, putting smiles on the faces of the thousands of poor and vulnerable people of Kogi State in rural communities.’’



 Onyekehi commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for ensuring adequate security and support by releasing senior special assistants to the governor on security to monitor and ensure peaceful exercise.
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