Lagos, Borno and Delta states have been excluded from the National Cash Transfer for COVID-19, while the North West zone gets the biggest share.
The National Cash Transfer Office info-graphics created on April 11th, 2020 and made public by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting, revealed the discrepancies in the cash transfer scheme.
It disclosed that 1,126,211 households were currently benefitting from the conditional cash transfer including, Katsina, Zamfara, Jigawa, Kano and Plateau, while Borno, Delta and Lagos got zero allocation, among others.
Speaking to the newsmen, a public analyst, Bola Bolawole lamented what he described as unequal relationship among states of the country given the lopsidedness in the national transfer scheme.
On his part, Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin said the states being totally locked down received nothing, adding that the country could not continue this way.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has introduced a scheme to cushion the effect of the lockdown on on its residents.