The significant awards were conferred on Kogi State at the Federal Government of Nigeria/World Bank States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS) dinner with Governors/Award Night, held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on Monday evening.
The last tranche of disbursements under the programme to State Governments will take place in October.
This agency said it will achieve this goal through its State Accountability, Transparency and Effectiveness (State2state) activity, which will last for a period of five years, 2020-2025.
He replaces Ladan Salihu, sacked on June 9 alongside Secretary to the State Government, Commissioners and other political appointees.
SFTAS is a World Bank support and intervention designed to support Nigerian states implement a Fiscal Sustainability Plan.
Wike who visited the scene of the market inferno barely 24 hours after the disaster, expressed shock and dismay over the incident.