By Muhammad Maitela, Damaturu
Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, said the state committee on palliatives would mobilise resources for immediate distribution and implementation to cushion the effects of the fuel subsidy removal.
In a statement issued by the Governor’s Director General for Press and Media Affairs, Mamman Mohammed said that the committee would mobilise resources at the disposal of the state government to support the people.
“The Committee has commenced work and working out plans and strategies to cover every sector of the society especially those in need.
“It is going to be comprehensive and total, with priority attention given to those who truly deserve the support.” He said.
Governor Buni also directed the committee to map out a holistic approach identifying areas that require immediate, intermediate and long term interventions.
He explained that already the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has commenced distribution of food materials to People with disabilities.
The Governor assured that government will provide support in other critical sectors like transport, and continue with its empowerment programmes, as well as providing accessible and affordable healthcare delivery and education among others.
He said the intervention would cover every sector in the private sector, Civil servants, farmers and students among others.