FG To Restart Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 12M Nigerian Households

Uyo, Akwa Ibom – February 23, 2024 – The Federal Government (FG) has shared exciting news for many people facing tough times. They plan to start again and make bigger their program that gives money to people who really need it.

Now, they want to help an amazing number of 15 million households. This big step is happening because life in Nigeria is getting harder, with prices going up a lot, especially for food. This makes it hard for many to have enough money for what they need.

Right now, about 3 million Nigerians get money from programs like this. But seeing how tough things are getting, the Finance Minister, Wale Edun, has shared a big plan to help 12 million more households. This plan comes from a special group that gives advice to the president, showing the government wants to really help people who don’t have much and make tough times a bit easier.

To do this quickly and without problems, Minister Edun said they will use new technology. This means they can give out the money fast, without all the usual slow steps. They have tech experts working hard to make sure people get help quickly and easily.

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This money help is just one part of a bigger plan by President Bola Tinubu to make the economy better, create jobs, and help people have more money. They also want to make more food and make it cheaper. Minister Edun talked about the president’s promise to make sure people can afford food, which is very important for helping right away.

Minister Edun also said giving people money directly can really help them have less tough times. It lets people decide what they need most. Along with this, the government wants to fix bigger problems that make people poor and prices go up, like handling money wisely and being careful with how much they spend. They hope this big plan will make things better for everyone in Nigeria.

People in Nigeria are hopeful but careful about this news. Some worry it might make people depend too much on help or if it can keep going. But for many, this help is a big deal. It gives them hope and help when they need it most.

As this program starts, it’s important that it works well, is clear, and fair. Making sure the help goes to the right people and is used well will help everyone trust and support it.

The FG’s big move to help more people is a hopeful step for many in Nigeria. There’s still a lot to do, but this help could make a big difference for many families, giving them hope for a better future.

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