Prof. Sunday Ocheche, the Executive Director, Victims Support Fund, said at the inauguration of the project held in Maiha Local Government Area of Adamawa, on Wednesday that the organization has decided to support 7,000 widows and other vulnerable women affected by the Boko Haram insurgency with N120 million.

Ocheche said the beneficiaries were those in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states, to assist improve livelihood and create business opportunity for the widows who lost their husbands to Boko Haram insurgency.

 

Ocheche said:

 

“As part of the organisation’s humanitarian intervention in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe, about 7,000 widows and other vulnerable women would be assisted with unconditional cash grant.

“Each beneficiary will receive N20,000 cash to restart a small business of her choice.”