• Ekiti pays N5,000 to 10,000 beneficiaries of social welfare

    Ekiti pays N5,000 to 10,000 beneficiaries of social welfare

    Despite the economic recession in the country, the Ekiti State Government on Wednesday started the payment of N5,000 each to beneficiaries of its social welfare scheme.

    The beneficiaries, drawn from various sections of the society, are 10,000 in number.

    In a broadcast by the state governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, in Ado-Ekiti, he said the money was being paid directly into the accounts of the beneficiaries.

    A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, quoted the Governor as saying the step was […]