Umahi Approves Disbursal Of N-CARES Fund

The Governor of Ebonyi State and All Progressives Congress Frontline Presidential Aspirant, Engr. David Umahi, FNSE, FNATE has approved the disbursement of the Nigeria Covid-19 Action Recovery Economic Stimulus Program, N-CARES. The N-CARES program fund is valued at N2.6b for the Community Service Development, MSMEs and Agriculture.

The approval was announced by the Governor during EXCO Meeting in the New EXCO Chambers, New Government House, Ocho Udo Centenary City, Abakaliki on Thursday.

The Governor emphasized that the disbursement processes must be concluded and beneficiaries receive the funds before the end of June 2022. “All those who are listed for the fund must get it before the end of June.

In another development, the Governor announced a two months free medical tests/treatment package for Nigerians at the newly established King David University of Medical Sciences, Uburu, likewise a scholarship program for 6 candidates from each of the 36 States and FCT into various courses for the next session of the University. “The medical test will run for two months while treatment will run for the subsequent two months, all starting by June 2022.”

“The scholarship is for all Nigerians for the next session.” He said.

Governor Umahi equally approved the pardon and recall of all the management staff of the Ikwo College of Education. He explained that they are to first undergo 3 months trial period to ensure that they can rigid the institution and upgrade its standard of learning.

“All the management staff of Ikwo College of Education are pardoned and recalled. They are to undergo 3 months trial period to prove that they can rigid and upgrade the standard of learning of the institution.”

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