when the Federal Government announced that they have commenced an immediate
disbursement of 20k conditional cash transfer to poor Nigerians to enable them
cope with the lockdown, controversies that have continued to trail the
exercise, as many Nigerians have been complaining that they have not received
any alert from the Federal Government.
took another dimension when Charly Boy, popularly called Area Father, took to
Twitter to troll the federal government.
“sometimes person dey imagine if dis govment dey reason things
inside-inside at all.
money wey @FMHDSD dey claim to dey share to people wey poor die, how dem wan
sabi dem for d 36states, which criteria dem dey use to know who poor well? As e
be say we no get better database”
the question on the lips of everyone, what database the government is using to
share the money to Nigerians.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, in her reply to Charly Boy, finally cleared
the air for everyone to understand.
“Area Fada, we salute. E get wetin dem dey call National Social Registry,
na dem dey waka enter area wey poor Nigerians boku make dem for yarn to know
who be who. Na that same registry we dey use do Conditional Cash Transfer. Na
so World Bank sef dey do am.”
now is that if you have not received any cash transfer from the federal
government, then it means your name is not on the National Social Registry. And
the Registry only contains names of people living in the poor areas of the
country. So if you have not received any money, then it maybe due to the area
you are living, as emphasis is laid on where poor Nigerians are likely to be