The Federal Government has deployed 300 independent cash monitors for the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) in Bauchi State.

The independent cash monitors were dispatched to see to the affairs of those employed under NSIP and ensured that they are well monitored. The NSIP that would be monitored are; Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, N-Power, Conditional Cash Transfer, and National Home Grown School Feeding Programme.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Umar Farouq, made the announcement after a meeting with Governor Bala Mohammed.

Farouq said, “The ministry sees a real-time report of activities of the independent monitors on the field.”

She added that the employees have received engagement letters and tablets for data capture and daily reports.

The minister urged them to be diligent while keeping track of the various NSIPs in the state.

Farouq stressed that each employee will earn N30,000 per month for one year and must meet 80 percent of their deliverables monthly to be eligible for payment.

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