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Palliatives: Kano Govt Craves For Larger Allocation From FG

From: ADAMU DABO

The Kano State government craves for larger allocation from FG, purchases grains worth N1.6B for distribution to masses.

Kano State Government has called on the Federal Government to revisit it’s Palliatives Allocation formula for more allocation to Kano state being the state with highest population in the country.

The state governor, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf made the call while briefing press men at the commencement of the weekly executive council meeting at the inner chamber of Africa house, Kano government house.

The Governor said his administration is highly disturbed by the hardship people of the state are facing as a result of the effects of subsidy removal. While appreciating the efforts of President Tinubu’s Federal government initiative on palliatives, the governor advocated for lion share to be allocated to Kano due to the state’s high population.

The Governor added that this is addition to the five trucks of rice donated by the federal government to the State assuring that modalities are already designed to ensure that the distribution process reached the vulnerables in the society.

The Governor said, the state government is working out on a plan to very soon provide cows, sheeps and goats to empower women especially those in the rural areas for self reliance and economic prosperity.

Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf called on civil servants in the state to be punctual and remain committed to their duties as the present administration would not condone truancy and negligence to duty affirming that Kano state government would do all it takes to improve the welfare of the civil servants.

Lastly, he appreciated the support and cooperation by people of the state to his administration praying for the sustainance of the tempo for overall interest of Kano state and it’s good people.

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