The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijani on Thursday started the second batch disbursement of $4.5 million Grant to 12,283 people farmers by way of the FCT COVID-19 Motion Restoration and Financial Stimulus (FCT CARES) programme.
Tijani whereas talking in the course of the disbursement in Gwagalada Space Council of the Federal Capital Territory famous that the Grant is one other vital indicator of the unflinching dedication of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to lifting a million folks out of poverty and to typically enhance livelihoods and requirements of residing notably for the poor and weak households in Nigeria.
“It’s gratifying to notice that the federal capital territory administration has allotted the sum of $4.5 million to the FCT FADAMA CARES to implement 3 disbursement linked indicators out of the entire allocation of $15 million made accessible to the FCTA by the world financial institution for the implementation of the FCT cares program.
“Sequel to this the FCTA and the World Financial institution has set a goal for the FCTA FADAMA CARES PROGRAMME to offer grant assist to about 12,283 people farmers and as properly improve 17 moist markets throughout the Federal Capital Territory that is along with the numerous assets being invested by the federal capital territory administration with a view to facilitating attainment of meals and dietary safety within the federal capital territory”
The Minister famous that the grant purpose at bettering meals safety and secure functioning of meals provide within the federal capital territory and intentionally designed to assist the livelihood exercise of poor and weak individuals particularly the ladies and unemployed youth.