Tinubu govt announces N155billion for provision of foodstuffs, distribution to Nigerians

 President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate rollout of national construction and household support Programmes. 

This was stated in a Twitter post on the official handle of the President via @Ngrpresident. 

Some of the supports rolled out are; allocation of a N10billion one-off support to the states and Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, for the procurement of buses and CNG uplift programme; delivery of N50,000 uplift grants to 100,000 families per state for three months.

The intervention also includes support for labour unions and civil society organisations.

The President also approved N155billion for provision of assorted foodstuffs for distribution across the nation.

It was noted that President Tinubu urged state governors to work together to meet the needs of the citizens.

“Our states must work together to deliver critical reforms required to meet our needs as a people. Time is humanity best treasure , you can never have enough of it. It’s getting late” the President noted.

He assured state governors of support for their agricultural processes, while providing solar powered irrigation processes. He urged collaboration and coordination between members of the national economic council.

The President announced prioritisation of Sokoto-Badagry highway which would traverse; Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, oyo, Ogun and Lagos.

The President also approved funding for Port-Harcourt-Maiduguri Railway to traverse Rivers, Abia, Enugu, Benue, Nasarawa, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Yobe and Borno.

Funding was also announced for Ibadan-Abuja segment of the Lagos-Kano standard gauge railway which will traverse Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Niger, Abuja, Kaduna and Kano.