April 16, 2024

Kaduna State governor, Uba Sani, has disclosed that the state government is spending the sum of N11.4 billion in the distribution of the second batch of palliatives to residents.

Speaking during the flag-off of the distribution of second batch of palliatives in Kaduna, Governor Sani said his administration commenced the distribution of 128 trucks of rice and maize worth N3.4 billion to the poor, vulnerable and underserved citizens of the state.

The governor said he is targeting 200,000 households, approximately one million persons.

“We shall continue to take all measures necessary to bring succour to the poor and vulnerable in our state. In the next two months, we shall commence the implementation of the 3rd Phase of our Palliatives Programme. It‘s a full package,” he added.

Sani noted, “The sum of N4.2 Billion has been earmarked for distribution of cash, grants, fertilizer, farm inputs and implements to vulnerable households, smallholder farmers, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), Persons With Disability, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), Orphans, Market Women and Youths.


“As I am speaking to you now, 9,800 poor and vulnerable households, including over 1000 persons with disability have started receiving alerts. They are receiving N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) each.”

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