Governor defends distribution of palliatives despite criticisms

Governor defends distribution of palliatives despite criticisms
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Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, has said that despite widespread criticisms against the distribution of palliatives, most Nigerians are still going to bed on empty stomachs.

The governor said that while he doesn’t believe in distributing food items and cash as palliatives, the current situation demands such measures because people are hungry.

In an interview on ChannelsTV, Governor Sule emphasized the importance of addressing the immediate hunger while also focusing on sustainable solutions for self-reliance.

He mentioned providing skill training and working capital to graduates and farmers to start their businesses.

He also noted plans to collaborate with institutions like the Bank of Industry (BOI) to offer more opportunities to youths.

Governor Sule restated his belief in teaching people how to fish rather than giving them fish, emphasizing the need for self-reliance.

However, he acknowledged the necessity of providing palliatives, especially during times of acute hunger like during the Holy month of Ramadan and lent for Christian communities.

Politics Nigeria reports that two persons recently died while several others were injured during a stampede at the distribution of palliatives in Nasarawa State.

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