BREAKING NEWS: FG Releases N1.6 Billion As Intervention Fund For Flood Victims In 15 States

The Federal Government has approved the sum of N1.6 billion as intervention fund to15 states ravaged by flood.

The approval was given on Wednesday by the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, at the end of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari who made the disclosure, during media briefing, after the FEC, at the Presidential Villa, said the ministry of finance has been directed to release the intervention fund directly to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for immediate disbursement.

The benefiting states are Edo, Sokoto, Ekiti, Osun, Akwa Ibom, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Ebonyi, Enugu,  Abia, Oyo, Lagos, Plateau and Bayelsa.

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