Sunday, June 9, 2019

Buhari’s social investment programmes meeting needs of ordinary Nigerians

To say the Buhari administration’s National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP) has benefited millions of Nigerians is stating the obvious. Across the 36 states of the federation and the FCT, millions can testify to the impact of the Social Investment Programmes of this administration. It has not only provided needed welfare support to Nigerians but it has also created jobs and provided more opportunities for Nigerians in the formal and informal economy.

Since it started in 2016, about N450 billion has been implemented, and the N-SIPs have impacted over 42 million Nigerians – that is, over 12 million direct beneficiaries and about 30 million indirect beneficiaries, comprising family members, employees of beneficiaries, cooks and farmers.... Read More