The Government of Osun State has announced that its palliative committee will initiate the distribution of rice received from the federal government on Tuesday. The rice is intended to serve as relief for the citizens of the state.
In a statement released by Kolapo Alimi, the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, it was revealed that the committee responsible for overseeing the distribution includes representatives from religious, political, and labor sectors. This committee has concluded the method for distributing the palliative resources among various segments of the population.
As outlined in the statement, the rice palliatives will be distributed according to a timetable designed to ensure inclusivity. Distribution is set to begin right after the scheduled meeting of the Palliative Committee tomorrow morning.
The statement specified, “Tomorrow’s allocation of subsidized rice palliatives totals 5,700 units. This comprises 3,000 50kg bags from the initial batch of palliatives, and an additional 2,700 50kg bags from the second batch of 14,000.”
“Furthermore,” the statement continued, “Osun State has received 2 billion naira out of the 5 billion naira allocated by the Federal government for palliative purposes. The precise approach and procedures for disbursement will be determined by the Palliative Committee during the upcoming meeting.”
“We urge the citizens of Osun State to adhere to an orderly process during the distribution and collection of the rice palliatives. As a government, we assure the public that the palliative resources allocated by the Federal government will reach the intended beneficiaries throughout the state,” the statement concluded.
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