Subsidy Removal: 5 Steps to Register for Kwara State Student’s Palliative as Portal Closes August 30

Subsidy Removal: 5 Steps to Register for Kwara State Student’s Palliative as Portal Closes August 30

  • Kwara State Government has announced that indigenous undergraduate students across public tertiary institutions in Nigeria will now receive palliative
  • The state government deployed the initiative to cushion the effect of the federal government's decision to remove the fuel subsidy
  • According to a statement released by the Kwara State Government, a portal has been opened for students to commence registration

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Kwara, Ilorin - On Monday, August 7, the Kwara State government announced the approval of the undergraduate students' palliative scheme for indigenes across public-tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

The announcement was contained in a statement signed by Prof Shehu AbdulRaheem Adaramaja, the government committee chairman on students’ palliative.

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The Kwara State government said all eligible applicants must register between August 7 and midnight on August 30, 2023. Photo Credit: Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq
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The statement reads:

"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."

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This scheme is coming on the heels of the federal government's decision to remove the fuel subsidy, as its effect has ravaged Nigerians in hardship and abject poverty.

To cushion the effect, the Kwara State government has officially opened the portal for students to register for the fuel subsidy removal palliative.

How to register

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. Complete the verification through the registered email address provided on the platform

4. Use your login details and password to complete the application form online.

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

• Recent Passport size photograph.

• Citizenship Certificate.

• Your Admission Letter.

• Your Institutional Valid I.D Card.

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Similarly, the Kwara state government has announced N10,000 monthly palliatives for civil servants.

The N10,000 monthly palliative is to cushion the effect of fuel subsidy removal and the economic impacts on the people.

This is coming weeks after the state government also reduced the number of days civil servants go to the office to ease off the financial constraint of getting to work.

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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