Governor Abiodun To Boost Ogun Economy With N5b

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As part of efforts to mitigate the current economic downturn in Ogun State, Governor Dapo Abiodun has let out his plans to inject five billion naira into the state’s economy for the benefit of residents.

The Governor, made this known while briefing newsmen at the Olusegun Osoba press Centre, oke mosan, Abeokuta.

Governor Abiodun lauded the people of the state for their perseverance, tolerance and endurance in face of food inflation and other economic challenges.

The Governor said the state government was not unmindful of the challenges and this had necesitated the implementation of various interventions by the State Government to cushion the effects.

While rolling out some of the interventions already put in place by his government, Governor Abiodun said all the indigent students in the both primary and secondary schools in the state would now enjoy a sun of 10,000 naira as education grants, while indigent students in the tertiary institutions would benefit a sum of fifty thousand naira each

In the health sector, the governor said 70,000 residents including market women, pregnant women, children and aged ones would benefit from the state health insurance scheme worth eighteen thousand naira each, adding that all pregnant women would enjoy free antenatal and post-natal care with a take home of five thousand naira

The governor revealed that more food palliatives such as rice, garri and other easily procurable food items would be provided for 450,000 households in the state.

He also stressed that the present administration is committed to offsetting backlog of inherited deductions through the payment of five hundred million naira on monthly basis as worker’s continued to enjoy the ten thousand naira monthly transport allowance with other incentives

The governor while commending president Bola Ahmed Tinubu for being passionate about the welfare of Nigerians, urged the people of the state and Nigerians at large to continue to support the renewed hope agenda of the federal government.

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