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Nigerian Government Distributes N147M To 7,000 Women

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The Nigerian government has approved the distribution of over N147 million to 7,351 vulnerable women in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa under the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme.

This was revealed by Alhaji Abubakar Dan-Barde, Co-ordinator of the Cash Transfer Unit, Guri.

He stated that each woman received N20,000 as payment covering the months of January, February, March and April.

Dan-Barde said another set of 1,140 women would be paid the support funds after they were issued with their payment cards.

The Co-ordinator said the combined payment of four months stipend was made to cushion the effect of movement restriction imposed by the government across the country.