NG-cares targets 62,443 beneficiaries in Adamawa


1 A total of 62,443 poor and vulnerable people in adamawa will receive financial support through the Nigeria COVID-19 Recovery Action and Economic Stimulus (NG-cares).

two Hajiya Aishatu Bawa, manager of the program in the state, said in an interview with the Nigerian News Agency in Yawl on Wednesday that the gesture was to boost their livelihoods.

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3 She said 1,073 small and micro businesses and 156 wet markets had registered under the program in the state.

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4 “We are fully committed and determined to implement the lofty goals of the program,” said Bawa, who also heads the state Agency for Poverty Eradication and Wealth Creation.

5 She said that the governor Ahmadu Fintiri it had since released the state matching fund of N932 million for the rapid implementation of the program.

6 According to her, already 1,950 young people, 880 women and 1,070 men, receive N10,000 every month as an empowerment grant under the scheme.

7 He added that under the Basic Services for the Community and Vulnerable Groups component, nine microprojects have been completed in eight communities with 13,000 direct beneficiaries.

8 “Completed projects were blocks of classrooms, shelters, hospitals, wells with motorized and manual pumps,” said Bawa.

9 The Nigerian News Agency reports that the state government recently distributed information and communication technology devices to 565 registered NG-cares beneficiaries.

10 News sourceCredit: YAYA

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