The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu, to brief the green chamber on the status of the conditional cash transfer programme of the Federal Government to 15 million households.

The House, on Tuesday, expressed worry about the handling of the programme.

The Green Chamber questioned the lack of transparency in the programme, which has led to fraudulent practices.

The motion was moved by Hon. Mohammed Bago, representing Chanchaga Federal Constituency of Niger State.

Recall that in October, President Bola Tinubu launched the Renewed Hope Conditional Cash Transfer for 15 million households.

The humanitarian affairs minister had said that the 15 million households represent 62 million Nigerians.

She had said that the sum of N25,000 would be transferred to the beneficiaries every month for three months, which amounts to N75,000 for each of the beneficiaries.

The minister is invited to give details on the collation of data and distribution of the funds.

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