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FG disburses N20, 000 each to 100 PLWDS in Delta State

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The Federal Government, yesterday, disbursed N20, 000 each to about 100 People Living With Disabilities (PLWDs) and vulnerable rural women in Delta State.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who disbursed the money in Asaba, said the grant was targeted at 3,300 rural women, to increase the income and productive assets of the poor and vulnerable in the state.

The minister, who was represented by the Director of Humanitarian Affairs, Alli Grema, urged the beneficiaries to apply the grant judiciously to improve their welfar.

Grema said: “The fund is seed to boost your trade and lift you out of poverty.”

Delta State Director, National Social Investment Programme, Bridget Anyafulu, said the programme was aimed at increasing their income, strengthen their productive activities, enhance their food security and improve the wellbeing of their families.

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