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GOVERNOR OF ENUGU STATE ROLLS OUT PALLIATIVES TO MITIGATE ECONOMIC HARDSHIP.

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The Governor of Enugu State Peter Mbah and says his administration has rolled out palliatives to cushion the economic hardship worsened by the removal of petrol subsidy by President Bola Tinubu.

Mbah who made the declaration while inaugurating a committee for procuring, storing, and distributing relief items to Enugu residents, charged committee members, chaired by Deputy Governor, Ifeanyi Ossai to handle the palliatives with utmost transparency while ensuring the speedy distribution of the items to those in dire need.

Mbah who acknowledged the harsh impact of the fuel subsidy on the people, further said the subsidy removal would immensely benefit Nigerians in the long run.

Members of the committee include Special Adviser to the Governor on Agriculture Mike Ogbuekwe, Programme Manager of Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme Ogbonna Onyeisi, head of the State Emergency Management Agency Chinasa Mbah, chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria ALGON, Okechukwu Edeh, and many others.

Written by: Ella Adike

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