Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara State and President of Aliko Dangote foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote will on Wednesday, 31st March flag-off disbursement of micro grants to 16,000 women living in the rural communities of Kwara State.
The flag-off will take place at Bode-Saadu, headquarters of Moro local government area of the State.
According to a statement released by the the State Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation/Kwara State Government Micro Grants for Rural Women, Kayode Oyin Zubair, “the selection process which started in August 2020 went through a due diligence with inputs from critical stakeholders at the grassroots level.”
The statement further disclosed that, “a thousand women in each of the local government area will take home one-off micro grant worth N10,000. It means N10,000,000 will enter the economy of each local council in the State with a total of N160m sitting in the State during Easter celebration and Ramadan fasting period.
“However, list of beneficiaries will be pasted on the notice board at the local government secretariats across the State. Beneficiaries are also expected to check with their ward and local government beneficiaries selection committees for further details.”
The AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration has continued to curry every development partner in its quest to banish hunger and poverty from the State.