Abia govt. to invest FG’s 2 billion naira palliative loan on transportation
Abia State Government says it will invest the 2 billion naira palliative loan so far released to Abia by the Federal Government on transportation.
The Commissioner for Information and Culture, Prince Okey Kanu disclosed this while briefing the press along side some of his colleagues after this week’s Executive Council meeting chaired by Governor Alex Otti. The Commissioner informed that details of how to deploy the loan would be made available soon ,maintaining that the State Government would roll out its own palliatives after it is through with that of the Federal Government which is going on smoothly.
Contributing, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Policies and Interventions, Rev. Father Christian Anokwuru revealed that a total of 16,800 bags of rice was received from the Federal Government, disclosing that each ward would get 90 bags, adding that 55 bags have been shared to each of the 184 wards while the remaining 35 bags would get to the wards tomorrow.