Yobe state government has distributed seventy-five million naira grant to one thousand five hundred women affected by insurgency in Buni Yadi town in Gujba Local Government area.
At the flag-off at the Government House, Damaturu, on Sunday, Governor Mai Mala Buni said the grant was a collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP under a Stabilization Facility Programme.
He said the collaboration has assisted in the resettlement and rehabilitation of victims of insurgency.
Governor Buni said each of the beneficiaries would receive a fifty thousand naira business start-up grant.
Aisha Garba and Falmata Bukar, whom will get the N50,000 said it would help expand their businesses.