FG's Conditional Cash Transfer: Nweze Assures S-East Of Total Inclusion

By Our Reporter, Abakaliki

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Community Engagement, South East, Mrs. Chioma Nweze has assured the people of the region of total inclusion in the ongoing verification of National Social Register for the disbursement of conditional cash transfer to 25 million poor families across the country.

Nweze who made this known in a statement signed and made available to newsmen shortly after meeting with the Minister for Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, said the  
ongoing verification of National Social Register will capture the poor and needy homes across the South East zone.

She revealed her preparedness to work with the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation to ensure that painstaking efforts is put forward to actualize the Renewed Hope Agenda of President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The statement reads in part: "The ongoing verification which was flagged off last week by the ministry of Humanitarian Affairs seeks to purge the National social register of "ghost beneficiaries" by ensuring that  genuine poor, needy and vulnerable Nigerian families will be the real beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer.

The Senior Special Assistant, SSA to President Nweze, however called on State governments, LGAs, and Traditional Rulers, community heads, Women and youth leaders in South East zone to own the ongoing verification by ensuring that only the deserving poor and needy families are verified as captured in the register for Accurate Data.

Nweze, assured that the Federal government through the ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation will put money into the households, to assist Nigerians in terms of their businesses, livelihood, education, to be able to pay fees for their children, improve access to social services, subsidize their daily transportation cost, give them spending power to provide for basic health care needs and job creation.

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