Federal Government set to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N729bn – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs,
Sadiya Farouq reveals, Ms. Farouq who disclosed this at the inauguration of the Federal Government’s
emergency intervention database for the urban poor, said each of the beneficiaries would get N5,000 each for a
period of six months.
Federal Government set to pay 24.3 million poor Nigerians N729bn, A statement issued in Abuja by the
minister’s aide, Nneka Anibeze, said the intervention would serve as a cushion for those further impoverished
by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“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. Each beneficiary will receive N5,000 for a period of six months.” the
statement in part reads