Wednesday 19 July 2023

Tinubu orders review of N8,000 palliative cash transfer

President Bola Tinubu has directed the immediate review of the 8,000 Naira conditional cash transfer programme aimed at providing succour to most vulnerable households

The President has also directed the unveiling of the whole palliative package meant to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal.

Similarly, he has directed the immediate release of fertilisers and grains to about 50 million farmers and households across the country.

In a statement, the President assures Nigerians that the 500 billion Naira approved by the National Assembly to cushion the pain occasioned by the end of subsidy regime, will be judiciously utilised.

The statement says President Tinubu is committed to prioritising the wellbeing of Nigerians as promised.

Writing by Abdullah Bello, editing by Daniel Adejo for Radio Nigeria 

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