Fuel Subsidy Removal : Nasarawa Govt. receives FG palliatives, sets for disbursement. Says Gov. Sule


“… to replace Nassarawa Eggon LG commissioner nominee, swear in new commissioners next week…”

……….. as peace, unity, partnership, development of the state top discussion when Gov. Sule visits Nasarawa Speaker Balarabe Abdullahi at his residence in Lafia today.

Nasarawa State Government says it is in receipt of Federal Government palliatives awaiting disbursement to mitigate the impact of fuel subsidy removal in the country.

Governor Abdullahi Sule acknowledged this during a visit to the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi at his residence in Lafia today.

He said that the people of Nasarawa State like other States of the Federation are waiting for the palliatives promised by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the nation’s broadcast to mitigate the impacts of the removal of fuel subsidy.

Gov. Sule informed the Speaker that upon arrival from the US, he was told that the head of the state legislature is sick, hence the visit to wish him quick recovery.

“Good health, peace, unity and ease of life is what everybody want, I am happy to see that you have improved and incorporated, we thank God for that”

“May God continue to keep us together in unity and good health” the Governor. Said.

Gov. Sule acknowledged receipt of Federal Government intervention, revealing that the palliative will be rolled out the moment commissioner nominees are inaugurated next week to alleviate the sufferings posed by the removal of the fuel subsidy

The Governor appreciated the Federal Government for the aid and promised judicious distribution of the palliatives.

He commended the Speaker Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi and his colleagues for the speedy confirmation of the commissioner nominees and assured of continued good working relationship.

While noting that God gives power to whom ever he wishes at his appointed time called for support to the minister from the State Imaan Suleiman Ibrahim to enable her succeed.

Besides, the Governor said plans are on top gear to replace the commissioner nominee of Nassarawa Eggon Local Government, Mr Haruna Musa, who is indisposed for confirmation due to cogent reasons.

Responding, the Speaker Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi appreciated the Governor for the visit and wishing him quick recovery just as he sued for the sustained relationship.

The Speaker told the Governor that the Nasarawa State House of Assembly will continue to support him with legislations that will improve the business of governance for the growth and development of Nasarawa State.

“Your Excellency we missed you so much while you were away, we thank God for your safe return”

“You just arrived yesterday and you visit me to sympathized with me, I cannot thank you enough, may God keep us together”

“I want to assured you that Hon. Members are with you, we will continue to support you to succeed and for the betterment of our people” the Speaker said.

Similarly, the State APC secretary,Hon. Aliyu Bello and the State Accountant General Dr Musa Ahmed Muhammed were in the Speaker’s Lafia Residence to sympathized with him over his ill health.

It was reported that the Speaker was down heath in the past days but has tremendously improved and incorporated.


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