Gov Sani Bello flags Off Batch 1 disbursement of Grants to 232 Women In Gurara  …..  As Niger State tops Performance Chart In The Country

Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has flagged off the first batch of individual grant disbursement to women in Gawu Babangida, Gurara local government area under the Nigeria for Women Project, a strategic World Bank programme in collaboration with the Federal government and Niger State to support women and improve their socio-economic status. The event signified the commencement of funds disbursement in the piloting local government areas namely Gurara, Agaie and Wushishi representing the three Senatorial zones of the state. Governor Sani Bello noted that the grant which is the…

Kwara Govt begins disbursement of Owo- Arugbo Monday …. 10,000 captured for the first phase 

Kwara State Government will on Monday begin the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of ‘Owo Arugbo’, the conditional cash transfer (CCT) component of the Kwara State Social Investment Programme, a statement has said. The scheme is targeted at giving succour to indigent and vulnerable adults of 60 years and above in the state. No fewer than 10,000 persons have been captured to receive funds under this initiative, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Rafiu Ajakaye said in the statement. “After an initial enumeration of a total of 17,941 potential beneficiaries,…