The federal government has established measures to commenced cash payments to 200,00 Nigerians.
The federal government is making effort to support and sustain the urban poor senior citizens that do not have access to regular income and are impacted by the COVID-19.
Iorwa Apera, Coordinator, National Social Safety Net Programme, made the announcement on Monday in Abuja.
The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management official said identified citizens were authenticated by their respective communities.
Apara stated that 4 percent of 35 million poor and vulnerable individuals in the national register in the 36 states and the FCT were elderly persons.
a criterial is used as a measure to categorize a senior citizen which was aggregated by location, age, disability, status, education, and sex