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FG To Pay 24 Million Poor Nigerians N5,000 Each

by Nwani Chisom
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Oyogist.com has learnt that Federal Government on Tuesday said about 24.3 million poor Nigerians would get N5,000 each for a period of six months.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, disclosed this during the inauguration of the Federal Government’s emergency intervention database for the poor.

The statement concerning the intervention database read thus, “According to records, about 24.3 million poor and vulnerable individuals were identified at the end of 2020 and registered into the National Social Register.

Meanwhile Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo while commending the success of the RRR, said;

“The groundbreaking success of the RRR now emboldens us to achieve our aspiration of a social security programme for a minimum of 20 million Nigerians in the next two years. This will be the largest of its kind on the continent.”

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