The Government Enterprise Empowerment Programme GEEP 2.0 has been officially rolled out.

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq launched the National phase of the programme at Daura in, Katsina state.

The Minister while presenting Cheques to the peasant farmers and petty business women, explained that the interest-free loans was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to fight poverty and its devastating impact from all angles.

“The Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) is a programme designed by President Muhammadu Buhari administration to create further opportunities for the poor, vulnerable and low-income Nigerians, especially those who are involved in viable informal productive activities with limited financial requirements, but have never had access to loans from the formal financial sector.

The Minister stated that the selection process was transparently conducted.

Hadiza Abdulrahman