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Ogun State Government has released the sum of N85.5 Million as Grants- in Aid to Community Development Associations as well as its Council for developmental projects in all community areas across the local governments.
The Commissioner, Ministry of Community Development & Cooperatives, Hon. Ganiyu Hamzat disclosed this during A – 4 day programme organised by the Ministry for the 2020 disbursement of grant -in- aid to Community Development Associations held recently in Abeokuta.
Hon. Hamzat who highlighted the procedures for the disbursement said,400 Community Development Associations had been considered to receive the grants in the first batch while subventions would be disbursed to 300 Area Community Development Committees,20 Zonal Community Development Committees, 3 Senatorial Community Development Committees as well as the State Community Development Council which is the apex body.
Earlier in His remarks, the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun who was represented by his Chief of staff,Alhaji Shuaib Salisu said, the grant would aid the proposed projects in their various communities,enjoining all CDAs to allow for peaceful coexistence among themselves, pledging that, government would not relent in its efforts at ensuring maximum support for the Associations.