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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Will Empowere 15 Million Household

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

From: ADAMU DABO

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu says the Federal Government (FG) will empower 15million households under the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme.

Edu said this following her visit to the Minister of Information & National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, in an effort to alleviate poverty in Nigeria.

The spokesperson of the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation (FMINO), Rhoda Ishaku Iliya, in a statement on Wednesday said different programs are in place to reduce the level of sufferings among Nigerians.

“The Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr Betta Edu has solicited the support of the Minister of Information and National Orientation, for the publicity of all programmes of the Ministry including the National Social Safety Nets Programmes to be launched under the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed.”

She disclosed that Edu will be carrying out various Social Protection Programmes under the National Social Safety Nets Programmes to lift Nigerians out of poverty.

Edu said under the Humanitarian pillar of the Ministry, the Federal government will be providing shelter, nutrition and other social needs for people affected.

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