The Federal Government announced on March 30th, that they’d begin transfers to the poorest households in the country due to the Coronavirus induced lockdown.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, explained how the poor and Nigerians were identified to benefit from the cash and other pallatives put in place by the Federal government during the Corornavirus pandemic.
The Minister in charge, Sadiya Farouq, announced that in line with President Buhari’s directives, the Ministry had begun the sending of cash to the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria.
The Ministry this morning took to social media to explain how the poor and vulnerable are selected.
According to them, there had been a survey carried out a while back by relevant organizations that later provided the data.