Reps approve Tinubu’s N500 billion request

The House of Representatives has approved the N500 billion requested by President Bola Tinubu for the provision of palliatives to mitigate the impact of petroleum subsidy removal on Nigerians.

The green chamber, on Thursday, amended the 2022 Supplementary Appropriations Act as requested by the president.

Mr Tinubu had in a letter on Wednesday asked the National Assembly to amend the 2022 Supplementary Appropriations Act by extracting N500 billion to provide palliatives.

The lower chamber considered the amendment bill and passed it on Thursday.

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