JUST IN: Tinubu writes NASS, seeks N500bn for palliatives

President Bola Tinubu has written to the National Assembly seeking an amendment to the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Act.

He said the amendment was to allow the Federal Government to source N500 billion for palliatives to cushion the effect of subsidy removal.

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, read Tinubu’s letter during plenary on Wednesday.