The federal government says it has disbursed the sum of N58 billion to poor Nigerians in last two months under the Condition Cash Transfer ( CCT)
Halima shehu, National Coordinator, Household Uplifting program, Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP- CCT), disclosed this on Thursday in Yola, Adamawa state.
According to Halima, the program is mainly for poor people who lives in rural area in order to uplift them from poverty.
“As we are all aware that poverty and hunger are high and prevalent among rural dwellers, especially, female-headed households with poor sources of income in Nigeria.
“In furtherance to that, the Federal Government established the Household Uplifting Programme – Conditional Cash Transfer (HUP – CCT), with a slogan ‘ Beta don come’ to help alleviate the poverty of the poor.
“In line with the programme, in the last two months, across the country, the Federal Government has disbursed the sum of N58 billion Naira to the less privileged,” she said.