President Tinubu Holds Consultative Meeting on Palliative Distribution

Tinubu and stakeholders

Nigerian President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has met with key stakeholders to continue consultation on how to get the economy on sound footing on the current fuel hike and economy deluge.

In attendance were vice president Kashim Shettima, Senate president, Godswill Akpabio and some governors including those of Imo, Kwara, Lagos and Ogun; including former governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state.

In a statement released by Dele Alake, the presidential spokesman, reads in part.

Presidential Adviser on special duties, communications and strategy, Dele Alake says the meeting also looked at how to  finalize arrangement on the distribution of palliatives to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal.

The presidency had earlier proposed the distribution of grains and fertilizers to farmers also as part of measures to boost food security in the country.