From Gambo Ahmed, Lafia
Nasarawa State is expected to receive N780 million for the 774,000 Special Public Works Jobs of the federal government in the next three months.
Chairman Nasarawa State Special Public Works Programme of the federal government, Honourable Kasim Mohammed Kasim, stated this yesterday in Lafia the state capital during the flag-off ceremony of the 774,000 Extended Special Public Works Programme earmarked in Nasarawa State.
He said “at the end of three months duration of the programme in the state, each of the 13 Local Government Areas of the state is to be injected with the sum of N60 million, even as he added that N20 million would be injected into the economy of the council areas monthly”.
He further maintained that each of the 13,000 participants recruited for the programme in the state would be earning a monthly allowance of N20,000 during the duration of the programme.