FG disburses N20,000 each to 3,300 physically challenged, vulnerable rural women in Delta State
By Festus Ahon, ASABA
THE Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, Tuesday, flagged off the Federal Government’s cash grant for rural women project in Asaba, the Delta State Capital, warning the beneficiaries not to see the N20,000 cash grant as their share of the national cake.
Umar Farouq who gave the warning while disbursing the cash grant to 3,300 persons including 100 physically challenged and vulnerable rural women in the State, explained that the grant was targeted at 3,300 rural women, to increase the income and productive assets of the poor and vulnerable across all the Local Government Areas in the State.
The Minister who was represented by the Director of Humanitarian Affairs, Alhaji Alli Grema told the people to make good use of the grant so as to improve on their welfare and said the funds were seed to boost their trade as well as lift them above the poverty level.