From Yakubu Mustapha Minna
Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago has warned the palliative Standing Committees in the 25 Local Government Areas not to share money as palliative to the people.
The Governor handed down the warning in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Bologi Ibrahim, said the money given to all the local government councils is to be used to procure grains and other food items not to be shared.
He said the choice of food items to be procured is to be determined by the stakeholders in each of the local government areas in addition to the rice and maize that will have been provided.
Bago emphasized that any standing committee that shares cash will be sanctioned accordingly.
The Governor has rolled out some modalities for the distribution of fuel subsidy palliatives which will last for three days from today Wednesday.