The Federal Government of Nigeria through the minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Farouq has given update on the number of people that has received the conditional cash transfer across 24 states.
It announced that 130,455 beneficiaries from the total figure of 428,491 were from Katsina state which was the highest on the list. While others from 23 states completed the total figure.
This is coming after many Nigerians criticized the criteria used in identifying the poor and vulnerable saying it’s a fraud system.
Meanwhile, Many notable personalities including the APC national leader, Ahmed Tinubu has requested the use of BVN to disburse funds to people amidst the coronavirus lockdown.