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President Muhammadu Buhari  has shared N500 million free cash to needy people in Adamawa.

Buhari distributed the money from August 2017 to August 2018 through the  House Uplifting Programme under the Cash Conditional Transfer  programme.

Mr. Zhegun Joseph, the Head of Programme, Adamawa, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Yola.

Joseph said that the programme was part fulfillment of President  Buhari’s campaign promises and was designed to support the less privileged in the society.

” So far the pilot scheme of the programme kicked-off in August 2017 in Adamawa with 8, 653 beneficiaries in six local government areas of the state.

” Every selected and beneficiary household collected free monthly stipend of N5, 000 cash ”  Joseph said.

He said that following the successful implementation of the pilot scheme, the Federal Government gave directive to capture additional needed people into the programme.

“Now, we have enrolled additional beneficiaries to the tune of 13,520  needy”  Joseph said.

According to him, there have been a lot of positive testimonies from beneficiaries after successful implementation of the programme.

Joseph said that areas that had benefitted from the programme in Adamawa included Madagali, Michika, Song, Girei, Numan and Lamurde.


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  1. david

    October 8, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    Hahaha! I am laughing. Election gimmicks, and your government cannot pay minimum wage. The 500M will not prevent your defeat!

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