Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Bashir Alkali handing over the grants to beneficiaries in Enugu
The distribution of the Federal Government Cash Grant for Rural Women has commenced in Enugu with about 3000 women from rural communities expected to benifit.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Bashir Alkali, who represented the minister, solicited the support of State governments to achieve the goal of improving the livelihood of the masses.
Represented Enugu state Governor, his Deputy Cecilia Ezeilo, said it is gratifying that despite the economic challenges the Federal Government was continuing with and even expanding the Social Investment Scheme for enhancing social inclusion.
The Governor, requested that the state be accorded maximum opportunities in other components of the National Social Investment Programmes.