Federal Government Disburses N24billion to Alleviate Poverty

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The Federal government has revealed that it spent N24 billion on different empowerment and poverty reduction Schemes on its National Social Investment Programmes, NSIP, in Sokoto State.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouk, who was represented by the National Coordinator of NSIP, Umar Bindir, made this known on Tuesday at the inauguration of disbursement of Cash Grant to Vulnerable Groups in the state.

Farouk added that since 2016, NSIP has made a positive impact on many lives of the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria.

Written by: Helen Obih

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