Hajiya Sadiya who is the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has announced that those with an account balance of N5,000 or less will be eligible for the Federal Government Conditional Cash Transfer scheme.
This was made known by the minister when she fielded questioned from statehouse correspondent in Abuja on Tuesday, April 14.
She added that Nigerians who buy N100 call credit are also people who will be considered poor and vulnerable and will be allowed to benefit from the scheme.
She further explained that asides the National Social Register, Bank Verification Numbers (BVN) and previous records of purchase of airtime by mobile phone users would be part of the criteria for the beneficiaries of the cash transfer.
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