If you applied for the 2021 Fmardspace Fertilizer Grant, we have great news for you. The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed that funds required for the grant have been approved and are ready for disbursement to beneficiaries of the grant. But before then, have you verified your BVN as mandated by the government?
If you haven’t done that then, make it fast before the official disbursement of funds to successfully selected applicants begins. This is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss as you have been patiently waiting for news of this nature.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has, through the office of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, begin disbursement of grant funds to AFJP farmers in Nigeria with the Fertilizer Grant Subsidy. This was revealed by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in Abuja.
The officer in charge of the Grant Subsidy disclosed further that farmers have been listed in the database of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in partnership with State Agricultural Development Project (ADP), under the Sustainability Plan, and Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP).
How Will the Disbursement of Grant Funds be done?
Now that you are reading this article, you don’t have to worry about how the disbursement of the funds will be carried out, because we are here to reveal exactly how it will be done. The disbursement will be done in batches, and it will begin with Batch-A farmers. This will cover 1, 209, 143 (One Million, Two-Hundred and Nine Thousand, One-Hundred and Three) farmers.
The total number of registered farmers who stand to benefit from the Fertilizer Grant Subsidy stands at 154, 802, 000 (One-Hundred and Fifty-Eight Million, Eight-Hundred and Two Thousand)
Under the Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP), farmers will receive a grant of N3, 000 to N20, 000. It is important to know that each farmer will not exceed N500, 000 (Five-Hundred Thousand Naira) Grant Fund for Agriculture for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP).
If you are yet to verify your BVN for this exercise, we beg you to make haste and get your BVN verified. If you cannot do this, then you may have to give up this awesome grant, just for refusing to act on a very important information. Upon successful verification of your BVN, a congratulatory message will be sent to you.