Nasarawa Govt. Set for disbursement of 2nd phase 7000 cash transfer to rural women, Vulnerable people
…..As SSA Social Investment Program, Imran Jibrin visits Security chiefs in Lafia.
…..Says Gov Sule has increased number of participants from 3800 to 6000, while payment of 5000 increased to 7000 naira.
By Yahaya Idris, Lafia.
The Beneficiaries of the Nasarawa State Social Investment Agency, NSSIA, have been urged to get set for the second phase of the Nasarawa State Cash Transfer Programme also known as Kudin AA Sule.
The Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Humanitarian Services to Governor Abdullahi Sule and Focal Person (NSIP) Hon. Imran Jibrin disclosed this during his tour to security chiefs in Lafia, the state capital, in an effort to formally inform security agencies of it’s agency readiness to commenced the disbursement of second phase of the programme.
Hon Imran Jibrin who was at the State Police Command met with the State Commissioner of Police and extended such significant visit to the State Commandant of the Nigerian Civil Defence to appreciate them for always supporting the agency whenever the need arises.
The Nasarawa Focal recalled how security agencies contributed to the successes of 1st Phase of the Nasarawa State Cash Transfer Programme also known as Kudin AA Sule and sought for similar cooperation to enable it succeed.
Hon Jibrin announced that Governor Abdullahi Alhaji Sule in his usual magnanimity increased the number of participants and beneficiaries from 3800 to 6000.
He also said Gov Sule equally increased the monthly stipends N5,000 to N7,000 for a duration of 24 months respectively.
Jibrin maintained that the programme was purely designed to cater for people at the bottom of the economic pyramid, that’s the most poor and vulnerable in the society.
He thanked the Governor Abdullahi A Sule for always doing his very best for people of Nasarawa State in all sectors.
Global Times Nigeria report that the Focal Person used the medium to solicit further support and cooperation from the security agencies to her carried out the 2nd Phase of the Programme successfully just as the 1st phase was done without hitches.