By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved N27.4 billion for intervention in states ravaged by flooding and conflicts.
Vice Chairman of the National Food Security Council and Governor of Kebbi State Atiku Bagudu disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the weekly FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential villa, Abuja.
Governor Bagudu explained that N8.558 billion was for intervention in states that were affected by insecurity that led to their displacement, while N18.94 billion was for intervention in 14 states ravaged by flooding.
He said that the intervention will take form of seedlings, fertilizers among other items and that 163,117 beneficiaries will be covered in 14 states.