As part of measures put in place to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy on Nigerians, the Ogun State Government has received 3,000 bags of rice from the Federal Government. CONTINUE READING>>>>>
The Secretary to the Government of Ogun State, Tokunbo Talabi, confirmed the receipt of the bags of rice in fulfilment of the Federal Government’s plan to distribute grains to States to mitigate the hardship currently being experienced by the masses.
According to Talabi, “the re-bagging of the grains and repackaging of the commodities are already ongoing before they can be distributed to the masses in due course.”
Talabi had told newsmen that the distribution of the palliatives to Ogun residents would begin soon.
He affirmed that the state government had “received money from the FG for the procurement of grains, part of the money planned for the procurements to be distributed to residents by each state.”
The SSG explained that that Ogun government would procure more grains “to complement the ones given by the FG for a wider reach among the residents.”
Meanwhile, Talabi disclosed that, “Special considerations will be given to the elderly, physically challenged persons, and women” in the distribution of the commodities.
He added that government had already set up a committee of highly credible persons to be involved in the distribution of the palliatives.…… Continue Your Reading