FG Approves N400Billion for Conditional Cash Transfer, Farmer Money
Up to N400 Billion was approved by the Federal Government under the National Poverty Reduction and Growth Strategy (NPRGS) which covers the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP), Conditional Cash Transfer, Farmer Money, and Market Money.
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state made this statement after a meeting of the National Steering Committee of NPRGS on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state;
“It is a meeting of the steering committee of the Presidential Poverty and Growth Strategy.
“The last meeting we had, the fourth meeting, we were able to set up various working groups that are going to prepare the total budget that was required.
FG Approves N400Billion for Conditional Cash Transfer, Farmer Money……
”So, they were able to do that and then we were able to obtain also the president’s approval.
”Based on the president’s approval and availability in the budget, this meeting that we had was actually just to go through the implementation of whatever has been approved, both in the budget and by the president.”
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The governor listed some of the programmes through which the Federal Government was implementing the NPRGS.
“Looking at what is available in the budget this year, which is roughly N400 billion, the Humanitarian Ministry is going to take N350 billion for the expansion of the various programmes like Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme(GEEP), Conditional Cash Transfer, Farmer Money, Market Money and the rest of that.”