BREAKING: Influential Governor Opens Students’ Palliative Portal Amid Subsidy Removal Crisis

BREAKING: Influential Governor Opens Students’ Palliative Portal Amid Subsidy Removal Crisis

  • Indigenes of Kwara State in public-tertiary institutions in Nigeria will receive palliatives from Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq-led government
  • This was confirmed via a statement signed and issued by Prof Shehu AbdulRaheem Adaramaja, the government committee chairman on students’ palliative
  • The statement also confirmed that a portal had been opened for Kwara State-origin undergraduate students to register

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Kwara, Ilorin - Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq-led Kwara State government has announced opening the students' palliative portal to cushion the effect of the federal government's removal of fuel subsidies.

This announcement was made on Monday, August 7, via the state government's official Twitter handle, as sighted by Legit.ng.

AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, Kwara State
The Kwara State government said all eligible applicants must register between 7th August 2023 and midnight 30th August 2023. Photo Credit: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq
Source: Facebook

As contained in the statement, palliative would be available to undergraduate students of Kwara State origin in public-owned tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

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The statement reads:

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"His Excellency, the Governor of Kwara State Mallam @RealAARahman has approved payment of fuel subsidy removal palliative to undergraduate students of Kwara State origin in public-owned tertiary institutions in Nigeria."

All eligible applicants were instructed that registration for palliative would commence on Monday, August 7, and the portal would be closed at midnight on Wednesday, August 30.

Registration processes are listed below:

1. Prospective students to visit the link https://scholarship.kw.gov.ng/palliative

2. Click on “Students' palliative ” link to Register your bio-data on the platform to obtain login details.

3. Verification through the registered email address provided on the platform

4. Use your login details with your password to fill the application form online.

5. Scan and upload the following documents online (mandatory).

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• Recent Passport size photograph.

• Citizenship Certificate.

• Your Admission Letter.

• Your Institutional Valid I.D Card.

“Two months, no blink of light”: Reactions as APC governor tests electric ‘okadas’ meant for palliative

Meanwhile, Dapo Abiodun, the governor of Ogun State, has launched electric motorbikes, popularly referred to as okada, to cushion the effect of the fuel subsidy removal.

While announcing the development in a tweet on Friday morning, the government announced that the motorbikes are for deserving transporters.

Taking to the comment section, Nigerians wondered how the initiative would work when most of the roads are not in good condition, and the power supply is epileptic.

Source: Legit.ng

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Segun Adeyemi (Current Affairs and Politics Editor) Segun Adeyemi is a journalist with over 9 years of experience as an active field reporter, editor, and editorial manager. He has had stints with Daily Trust newspaper, Daily Nigerian, and News Digest. He currently works as an editor for Legit.ng's current affairs and politics desk. He holds a degree in Mass Communication (Adekunle Ajasin University). He is a certified digital reporter by Reuters, AFP and the co-convener of the annual campus journalism awards. Email: segun.adeyemi@corp.legit.ng.

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