Kwara Govt Approves N10,000 Monthly Palliative For Public Servants


The Kwara State government has approved N10,000 monthly palliative to alleviate the effect of the petrol subsidy removal across different demographics in the State.

Peak News revealed that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazak had mentioned that the palliatives is a cash support of N10,000 for every public servant in the State, beginning in July, which would last till a new minimum wage is introduced.

“I have similarly approved the payment of new hazard and skipping allowances, and 100 percent CONMESS for consultants and medical doctors under our government’s payroll.

“Nurses working for the state government will also enjoy a new regime of allowances. The essence is to check the attrition rate in the health sector, and attract and retain medics and specialists to provide improved, qualitative healthcare services for the people of the state.

“In the next few days, modalities for occasional distribution of food to poor and most vulnerable households would be activated.

“The whole idea of these interventions is to show empathy and deploy as much resources as the state can afford to support the people at this special time.

“Meanwhile, our government will be setting up a committee to interface with marketers on the need to curb extortionist tendencies as seen in the arbitrary fixing of prices of foodstuff. This practice imposes hardship on everyone.

“I identify with his excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his strong commitment to sustainable economic reforms and the well-being of the Nigerian people. I believe that the current discomforts are just like the pains that precede the joyful birth of a child,” the governor added.

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