Federal Govt Gives N20,000 Grant To 247 Fulani Women

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The has disclosed plans to give the sum of N20, 000 grants to 247 Fulani women.

The female are under the umbrella of Cattle Breeders of Nigeria (MACBAN) and it is expected that the grant will improve their economic well-being and also care of their families.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq revealed this when she launched the Cash Grant for Rural Women at the Fulani settlement of Hutawa in Kebbi State.

The Minister, during the launch, said: “I am delighted to see that these Fulani women are being taught the modern methods of yoghurt production using cow milk.

“This will go a long way in empowering them to be self-reliant and able to for their families.

“I enjoin all the Fulani women who have received this by the Kebbi State government to put it to practice as this will also improve the economic status of just the women but also the state and country at large.”

The Cash Grant for Rural women has so far been launched in 16 states, including Plateau, Sokoto, , , Nassarawa, Kebbi, Katsina, Bauchi, Taraba, Ekiti, Ondo, Adamawa, Gombe, Kano, Jigawa and states.