Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Diaster management and Social Development announced that the Federal Republic of Nigeria has commence the transferring money to the citizens of the country.
Good news right? Yes, but there is still something you need to know about the money transfer because Not Every Nigerian Will Get The Money.
Federal Government said that the money she is transferring is solely to the poorest people in the Country. Which implies that if you are among the middle people in the Country financially you will not get any credit alert from Federal Government.
Her words are clear, she said the poorest, even if you are poor but not the poorest you will not get the money.
The honourable minister said this during a press briefing by the presidential task force on the disease in Abuja, on Monday the 30th of March.
She said the vulnerable group will also be expanded to consider more persons during the infection period.
“Because of this COVID-19, the vulnerable groups have to expanded, because we are aware that there are people who live on daily wage, so we are also going to look at those groups of people to see how we can get this food relief intervention to them in this period.”
The minister said the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has deployed trucks of relief materials to states affected by the coronavirus pandemic.