• Social intervention programs gets N500bn in 2017 budget

    Social intervention programs gets N500bn in 2017 budget

    The Federal Government said it would again set aside the sum of N500bn in the 2017 budget for social intervention programs for that fiscal period.

    The amount when added to the N500bn earlier approved for the same purpose this year would bring the total budgetary allocation for social intervention programs to N1tn in two years.

    The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, gave the N500bn budgetary provision figure for next year while speaking at a media briefing […]