Federal Government Says 1.6 Million Poor Households Paid 10,000-naira Stipend Bimonthly

Federal Government says 1.6 million poor households paid 10,000-naira stipend bimonthly

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has claimed that a total of 1.6 million poor households benefited from a bimonthly payment of 10,000 naira each as part of the administration’s plan to mitigate suffering among the citizens.

The Minister of Labour, Employment and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, made this known during the 2023 International Workers’ Day celebrations at the Eagle Square in Abuja. He said that in 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the National Social Investment Programme, currently the largest of such programmes in Africa and one of the largest in the world.

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