[LIST]: $750m World Bank Grant: Kaduna gets highest, 12 states miss out

Kaduna governor; kaduna state receive world bank grant

A press statement today by the Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning says the federal government disburses N43.42 billion to 24 states. According to the statement, the disbursement is from a $750 World Bank grant for Nigerian states. And, it aims to strengthen states’ fiscal management. The Bank’s States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) Programme is a channel for achieving this objective. Furthermore, SFTAS Programme was established by the Federal Government with a concessional loan of USD750 million to support States. Accordingly, States are to receive $700 million…

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