The Osun State Government has commenced distribution of the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme of N20,000 each to its indigenes.
The State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola announced this in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ismail Omipidan.
Oyetola said that the payment to indigenes is part of efforts to mitigate the economic effects of the coronavirus disease in the state.
“The Federal Government had approved the payment of cumulative four-month stipend of N20,000 to 15,562 beneficiaries across the State.
”The N20,000 which covers payment for the months of January, February, March, and April, will be paid to each of the beneficiaries through Direct Cash Transfer, as it has been done in a few other states of the federation.
“Disbursement of the stipend commences today, Thursday, 9th April 2020, across the 31 Local Government Areas of the State of Osun, according to a pre-defined disbursement quota,” Oyetola said.
The summary of the quota shows that in Atakumosa East has 735 beneficiaries, Ilesa East (347), Ilesa West (386), Oriade (209), Ede South (508), Egbedore (305), Ejigbo (778), Iwo (366), Boluwaduro (362), Ila (447), Ifedayo (1062), Ifelodun (720), Odo Otin (526), Boripe (404), Ife East (289), and Ife East Area Office (208).
Others are Ife North (921), Ife South (302), Ayedire (389), Olaoluwa (334), Isokan (783), Ayedaade (305), Irewole (498), Atakumosa West (341), Obokun (461), Orolu (670), Irepodun (713), Osogbo (519), Ede North (523), Olorunda (727), Ife Central (424).