8,000 Poor Osun Citizens Get FG’s N5,000 Stipend
By Modupe Gbadeyanka
A total of about 8,000 accredited poor Nigerians from the selected 12 Local Government Areas of Osun State will benefit in the conditional cash transfer of the Federal Government.
The disbursement of the N5000 monthly stipend, which is currently on-going in some states of the federation, has started in the state.
The Unit Head for the cash transfer in Osun State, Mrs Adeola Oyebamiji, said during the disbursement exercise of the December and January months’ stipend in Ife north local government Secretariat that subsequent payment would be made via bank transfer to all beneficiaries.
Mrs Oyebamiji said the aim of the scheme was to reduce poverty among the most vulnerable Nigerians.
Some beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer appreciated the gesture of the Federal Government and assured judicious use of the money.
The Federal Government had listed Osun State among the nine pilot states for the scheme.©Business Post Nigeria. Permission to reproduce, publish, broadcast, rewrite or redistribute this content or any other on this website in whole or in part is granted so far appropriate credit is given to www.businesspost.ng as the source. If you seek further information, please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or call 08180851450. Do you have a story for us or you want your press releases published on our platform or you simply want us to cover your event? Kindly reach us through the above contact details. Thank you.