Over three thousand women in Delta State have benefited from the ongoing disbursement of the Federal government Cash Grant for Rural Women.
At the ceremony in Asaba, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, said the support was aimed to sustain the Social Inclusion Agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari’s led- administration,
The Minister, who was represented by the Director Humanitarian Affairs in the Ministry, Alhaji Ali Grema, further stated that the Federal Government was sensitive to the the plight of the poor and vulnerable hence, remains committed towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable development goalsof leaving no one behind.
she urged the beneficiaries to make good use of the grant to improve their living standards and boost their businesses.
The Governor of Delta State, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, represented by the Commissioner of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development, Mrs. Flora Satan thanked the Federal government for the grant and said it would bring succor to the vulnerable in the rural areas especially with the devastating effect of COVID-19 Pandemic.