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Subsidy removal: Tinubu orders review of N8000 palliative

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Subsidy removal: Tinubu orders review of N8000 palliative

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President Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, ordered the immediate review of the proposed N8000 conditional cash transfer to Nigerians to cushion the effect of the petrol subsidy removal.

Special Adviser on Special Duties, Communications and Strategy, Dele Alake, in a statement, said Tinubu had also directed that the whole gamut of the palliative package of government be unveiled to Nigerians.

“That the N8,000 conditional cash transfer programme envisaged to bring succour to most vulnerable households be reviewed immediately. This is in deference to the views expressed by Nigerians against it,” the statement partly read