About 283,023 employees across the nation have benefited from the Federal Government’s Payroll Support Scheme.
The scheme is an initiative of the Buhari-led administration set-up under the MSME Survival Fund Project.
The payroll scheme is aimed at supporting small businesses to meet their payroll obligations in order to ease the economic effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.
According to the report published on the official Twitter handle of the MSME Survival Fund, N30,000 to N50,000 has been paid to 283,023 employees through the Payroll Support Scheme.
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The scheme targets 500,000 beneficiaries to be paid for a period of 3 months.
Some beneficiaries have shared their testimonies as they trended the hashtag #IGotSurvivalFund on Twitter with their testimonies.
The CEO of Oluwalomoose Construction Services Nigeria Limited testifies that:
“#IGotSurvivalFund Good day sir; My company Oluwa lomoose construction services Nigeria limited is also a beneficiary of #SurvivalFundNG. I applied on the 11th of December, 2020, 9 out of 10 my employees were interviewed on the 18th of December, 2020.”
Also, Chima testifies that:
“Message: #IGotSurvivalFund. BRIGHTSTARS MC. M.C BRIGHTSTARS INT’L N.P.S SCHOOL in Aboh Mbaise IMO STATE. ID No. yONpP9H. I am a beneficiary of Survival Fund. Thank you Federal Govt.”
Ibrahim Gado Umar also shared that:
“Message: #IGotSurvivalFund. IBRAHIM UMAR. SAUKI INTERNATIONAL NURSERY AND PRIMARY SCHOOL BIDA in Bida NIGER STATE. ID No. WLkcx3. I am a beneficiary of Survival Fund. Thank you Federal Govt.”
Other testimonies shared by the beneficiaries are: