BENCARES: PRE-IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE DISCUSS 2021 IN RETROSPECT, PROJECT TAKE OFF IN 2022. 

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Recall that the World Bank/Nigeria Governors forum team embarked on verification exercise in the state after which results of the exercise indicated that Cross River State got a high rating in terms of readiness towards rolling out the program.
Commissioner for International Development Corporation, Dr. Inyang Asibong, said the State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has released the counterpart funds to support the offtake of the project and to cater for the expendables of the BENCARES team following a well coordinated project take off pre-evaluation meeting.
At the last State Steering Committee meeting of the year recently, it was revealed that the State CARES coordinating unit has submitted its eligibility package and waits approval by the Federal Cares Support Unit.
The Cross River State COVID-19 Action and Economic stimulus (BEN-CARES) is a social safety net program with a Project Development Objective (PDO) aimed at protecting livelihoods and food security of the poor and vulnerable householdsand to facilitate recovery of local economic activity.
The Generic Operational Manual (GOM) was adopted by the state on June 21, 2021, through a thorough selection process by stakeholders forum including all the LGAs Chairmen, their HOLGAs, Community Development Officers (CDO), Commissioners of the line ministries, the Accountant General, the Attorney General and the Secretary to the State Government.

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