Nigeria Pays YouWiN Awardees N11bn


Enterprise Television- Nigeria Pays YouWiN Awardees N11bn

The Federal Government of Nigeria has distributed over N11bn to the beneficiaries of the third edition of the ! programme from 2015 to date.

Mr. Salisu Dambatta, the Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance,  in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said that out of the amount N8.52bn was disbursed by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

According to Dambatta, the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this while releasing the last payment of N125.64m for disbursement to the final 61 beneficiaries of the third edition.

Adeosun said that the amount was disbursed to 1, 500 beneficiaries who have started or expanded their business across a variety of sectors, including Information and Communication Technology, Manufacturing, Services and Agricultural Production and Processing.

YouWiN! Connect is currently providing online capacity building to more than 61,000 beneficiaries across the country.