The Executive Secretary of State’s Carnival Commission, Austine Cobham, disclosed this at a news conference.
The Kano State Government said it plans to distribute 387,000 bags of food to vulnerable people in the second phase of palliative sharing to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal.
Kwara government says it started the disbursement of N10,000 financial assistance to each of 26,852 indigenous students in 140 tertiary schools across the country on Monday.
The Oyo State Government, has said the sum of Eight Billion, Six Hundred and Thirty-three Million, Nine Hundred and Ninety-six thousand, four hundred and Sixty-four naira (N8, 633, 996, 464. 00) was earmarked for palliatives by the Sustainable Action for Economic Recovery (SAfER) committee in the State.
Osun State Government will tomorrow begin the distribution of the first batch of rice palliatives totalling 6,300 bags on a local government basis.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) has urged the Federal Government to set up a joint palliative monitoring implementation committee in all states to ensure smooth and equal distribution of palliatives to farmers and other beneficiaries.
This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Kolapo Alimi, the Commissioner for Information, in Osogbo.
The Ugwumba Leadership Centre for Africa has urged the Federal Government to publish the names of expected beneficiaries of the subsidy removal palliatives before disbursing funds.
The former representative of Kaduna Central Senatorial District gave the advice on his Twitter handle on Friday.
The House of Representatives is to get N70 billion allocation from President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s N819 billion palliative meant to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy on Nigerians.
This is contained in a statement in Benin, by Benjamin Atu, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on media to Edo Deputy Governor, Philip Shaibu.