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Ekiti News reports that the President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has authorized the purchase and distribution of foodstuffs valued at N155 billion to be delivered nationwide.

President Tinubu gave the approval during the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting on Thursday in Abuja.

The President urged the state governors to collaborate in meeting the needs of citizens.

According to a statement by presidential spokesman Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu expressed his willingness to provide the necessary support to alleviate the hardships faced by Nigerians.

The statement reads in part “President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate rollout of the National Construction and Household Support Programme to cover all geo-political zones in the country.

“Other items under the National Construction and Household Support Programme include deployment of N155 billion for the purchase and sale of assorted foodstuff to be distributed across the nation.”

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