Gov. Buni to unveil Palliatives To Cushion Subsidy Removal


By Mohammed Dala Lawan

Yobe state Governor, Hon. Mai Mala Buni CON, has assured to provide palliatives to the people of the state to cushion the hardships occasioned by the removal of the subsidy on fuel.

According to the statement released by his Media aide Mamman Mohammed, Governor Buni said government will look into measures to provide support to farmers, traders, transport, food and other essential needs of the people.

“Government is conscious of these hardships caused by the subsidy removal and will look into these critical areas to provide palliatives to our people.

“We will look into ways of supporting inter and intra town transport and other necessary services to our people.

“Similarly, government would work out measures to provide shuttle buses to students of tertiary institutions at affordable costs” Governor Buni said.

He charged the people to be on the same page with the government to successfully execute the proposed measures, and other policies and programmes of the state government.

The Governor had early this week attended the Nigeria Governors Forum and the Nigeria Economic Council meetings where the states and federal government deliberated on measures to mitigate effects of the subsidy removal.

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