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Jigawa doles out N4bn to 4,050 people with disabilities

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Dutse, April 16, 2019 The Jigawa State Rehabilitation Board says it has paid N4 billion Social Security Allowance to no fewer than 4,050 Persons Living With Disabilities (PLWDAs) in the state.

Alhaji Ibrahim Raba-Kaya, the board’s Executive Secretary, made the disclosure at the formal launch of the State Social Protection and State Food and Nutrition Policies in Dutse on Tuesday.

“We have 150 registered beneficiaries in each of the 27 Local Government Areas that receive N7, 000 each monthly.

“And the programme is still ongoing,” he said.

He explained that the programme was introduced by the government to reduce hardship being experienced by PLWDAs in the state.

 

 

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