Apac elderlies receive monthly pays
By Patrick Opio
ApacDistrict ChiefAdministrativeOfficer (CAO), Leru Andrew has revealed that theDistrict pays a total ofshs 170 million monthlyto 6, 457 elderly persons in the district, under Social Assistance Grants for Elderliesprogram (SAGE).
While addressing journalists in his office, Leru said that to date, all the sub counties and two Town councils are beneficiaries of SAGE. The subcounties and Town Councils are; Abongomolasubcounty(1,101 elderly people),Adukusubcounty(549 persons ), Akokoro(1,146 elderlies ).
Leru named other sub counties as Apac sub county (778 persons), Apac Town Council(80 beneficiaries), Chawente sub county (579 elders),Chegere (687 beneficiaries), Ibuje(686 elderlies ), Inomo(76 elderlies), and Nambieso(775 elders).
Leru added that the money paid at respective subcounty headquarters by MTN agents with each beneficiarybagging shs 24,000 per month.He said that each