Sadiya Farouk Flags Off Special Cash Grant in Katsina and Kebbi states (Photos)

By Francis Etuko

Abuja (Precise Post) – , Disaster Management and Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk had on Wednesday and Thursday flagged off the Special Cash Grant for Rural Women programme in Katsina and Kebbi states.

The Minister who disclosed this on Sunday in a statement released via her handle account, said the programme is designed to provide a one-off grant to some of the poorest and most women in rural Nigeria.

“Cash are to be disbursed to over 150,000 poor rural women across the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT, the Minister said.

According to her, “The grant is expected to increase access to financial capital required for .

“A number of 6,800 beneficiaries are to benefit from the cash grant in while 4,200 beneficiaries are to benefit from the cash grant in .
They include rural women with Disabilities”.

Farouk who also visited , paid a courtesy call on HRH, the Emir of Daura, Dr. Umar Farouq Umar after flagging off the programme and received his royal blessings.

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