FG to remove fuel subsidy, pay transport grant to ‘poor citizens’


The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the government can no longer sustain the petroleum subsidy cost which currently stands at about N250 billion monthly. The minister while justifying why subsidy must be removed by 2022 however added that N5000-a-monthtransportation grant will be given to the poorest Nigerians.


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