The Administration of Niger has begun expenditure of the Second Phase of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) to 4,265 legatee in Chanchaga and Suleja Local Government Areas (LGAS)
By Abdul Rahman Bangura–
NEW AFRICA BUSINESS NEWS (NABN) Freetown, Sierra Leone- During the eminent Household Uplifting Programme, Sadiya Farouq – Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development expressed that, phase one heirs would be garnished in the ongoing, cash distribution.
Exemplified by Hajiya Hadiza Shiru – Head of Unit, the Minister noted, with the flag-off, payments would be started in all the 25 LGAs in the state.
“The digitalization process was put in place to reduce the stress the beneficiaries go through before being paid and also increases the beneficiaries choice on mode of payment,’’ she let out.
The Minister clarified that, the state listed the highest number of CCT heiresses of 80,895, as against 19, 756. Farouq explained, the successors could now move toward accredited expenditure focuses to receive their allowances in cash or transfer to their existing bank accounts as the new payment proposal was opened to the legatee.
“This programme focuses on digitization and financial inclusion.
“This will enable the beneficiaries to have sustainable transactional accounts to meet the current economic realities,’’ the Minister asserted.
The state focal person – Amina Guar, praised the responsibility of the Federal and State Governments to ameliorating the suffering being encountered by the poor and the vulnerable in the state.
For New Africa Business News (NABN) Abdul Rahman Bangura Reports, Africa Correspondent