Zamfara govt. earmarks N500m for disbursement to less privileged

Gov. Bello Matawalle of  of Zamfara State

Gov. Bello Matawalle of of Zamfara State

Zamfara Government has earmarked N500 million for monthly distribution to 50,000 less privileged and vulnerable persons.

The State Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Ibrahim Dosara confirmed the development in Gusau on Sunday.

“The N500 million is to be shared among 50, 000 beneficiaries monthly to assist them to cope with the challenges of the time, with a view to boosting the state’s economy,” Dosara said.

The government said that N10,000 would be given to each beneficiary monthly, across the 14 local government areas.

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The amount was part of efforts to reinvigorate the state poverty alleviation program.

“Government has released the additional funds for distribution to the less privileged and the vulnerable, monthly across the 14 local government areas of the state.

“This is in addition to the other relief measures of the government such as N20,000 being distributed monthly to 1, 800 women across the state,” Dosara added.

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