The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development Hajiya Sadiya-Umar Farouq has solicited the support and cooperation of State governments to help the Federal Government achieve its goal of improving the livelihood of the masses.
She made this known in Enugu, at the distribution of the Federal Government Cash Grant for Rural Women in the State.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Bashir Alkali Hajiya Sadiya said the grant is targeted at 3,000 rural women across all the local government areas of the State to help their endeavors.
Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi represented by his Deputy Cecilia Ezeilo, said it is gratifying that despite the economic challenges the Federal Government is continuing with and even expanding the Social Investment Scheme for enhancing social inclusion.
The Governor, requested that the state be accorded maximum opportunities in other components of the National Social Investment Programmes.