In accordance with one of its mandates; to eradicate poverty in the land, the Federal Government has disbursed a sum of N20,000 each to the women of a rural community in Ogun State.
A total sum of N7m was presented to the women by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management, Sadiya Faruq at the opening of a Rural Women’s Project in the state’s capital.
She revealed that the women were selected from various rural areas of the state.
The Minister, who was represented by Mr Bashir Alkali said the disbursement of funds to the rural women is to ensure social security and inclusion as well to alleviate poverty.
The Ogun State Government in its remarks thanked the Federal Government for its commitment to lift the less privileged out of destitution.