The government of Lagos state has approved the establishment of the State Cash Transfer Unit (SCTU) for the National Cash Transfer programme, whereby N5,000 will be given to residents of the state as part of palliatives to cushion the effect of coronavirus, TheNation revealed.
The report stated that the news was made public by the State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke on Thursday in Lagos while rendering the account of activities of her ministry within the last one year.
She said 8,147 cleared beneficiaries from the SU of poor and vulnerable households are from six local government areas and 40 wards.
She said they will pay the conditional cash transfer of N5,000. The amount is per household monthly in the first phase.
The cleared beneficiaries are from Amuwo Odofin, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Ibeju Lekki and Lagos Island.