Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila and Senate president Ahmed Lawan have called for the review of the distribution of relief package during the coronavirus lockdown
– The NASS leaders told the humanitarian affairs minister Sadiya Umar Farouq that the SIP fund is not getting down to those ought to be real beneficiaries –
Gbajabiamila and Lawan wondered how vulnerable people with no internet, bank account or BVN could benefit from SIP during Covid-19 The leadership of the National Assembly has tackled the federal government over the disbursement of the Social Investment Programme (SIP) funds during the coronavirus lockdown.
Speaking with Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, in Abuja on Tuesday, April 7, The NASS leaders, Femi Gbajabiamila of House of Representatives and Senate president bemoaned how the money is being disbursed.
They argued that those who ought to be beneficiaries are partly left out because of the ministry’s current arrangement.