PSR: Sen Otu Assures C/Riverians of  Gov’t Palliatives

PSR: Sen Otu Assures C/Riverians of Gov’t Palliatives

In order to cushion the effect of withdrawal of petrol subsidy, Governor of Cross River State, Senator Prince Bassey Otu has outlined a few palliative measures.

In a statement, he said; Dear Crossriverians, a payment of N10,000 allowance will be made to all workers across board for the next six months beginning from September 2023.

He also mentioned the re- introduction of mass transit system for inter-city travels on fairly subsidised rate for all citizens, as continuation of free tuition in all government-owned primary and secondary schools, adding that the government will sustain the payment of examination fees for SSCE for state indigenes.

“My administration will provide free medical care for children under 5 and pregnant women. This will be extended to include elderly aged 60 years and above.

“Our farmers will be granted soft-loans and provided with fertilizer and other inputs to boost food production in the state,” Sen. Otu assured.


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