FG launches special cash grant for rural women in 16 states ― Farouq

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The Federal Government, on Monday, says it has launched the special cash grant for rural women in 16 states of the federation.

The benefitting states are; Plateau, Sokoto, Imo, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Kebbi, Katsina, Bauchi, Taraba, Ekiti, Ondo, Adamawa, Gombe, Kano, Jigawa and Zamfara.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, disclosed this during the launch of the Special Cash Grant for Rural Women at the Fulani settlement of Hutawa near Birnin Kebbi.

According to her, about 247 Fulani women under the umbrella of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) will receive N20,000 each to improve their economic…



Source: Nigerian Tribune