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FG engages 5000 independent monitors for NPower, Cash transfer programme, others
Speaking through the Assistant Director, Research and Statistics, Mrs. Jumai Ali, the Minister said the scope of the programmes was large with 13 million citizens across the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory(FCT) benefiting from the Federal Government intervention.
She also announced that the government will be working with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFFC), Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and security agencies to check monitors who may want to engage in mal practices.
In her address during the ceremony to onboard independent monitors for (NSIP), the Lagos Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment,Mrs Yetunde Arobieke said Tradermoni, Marketmoni, Farmermoni, NPower, conditional cash transfer, home grown schools feeding, special grant transfer, public workfare and skills for jobs, youth employment and social support operation and now rural women cash grant, have had remarkable impact, and improved the living conditions of rural women and taken more people out of poverty.
To address unemployment, Mrs Arobieke said the government established the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF).
The Commissioner, who is also the State Focus Person for NSIP said residents have benefited from cash support and relief materials.