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Proposed N5,000 monthly allowance for subsidy removal is another scam from FGN  —Bishop Matthew Kukah

Proposed N5,000 monthly allowance for subsidy removal is another scam from FGN —Bishop Matthew Kukah

Politics, Religion
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Dr. Matthew Kukah, has described as scam the Federal Government proposed payment of N5,000 transportation allowance as a remedial for the removal of fuel subsidy billed to take effect early next year. The Bishop who appeared on Arise News primetime news hour for brief interview, noted that Nigeria does not have such money to pay millions of people monthly. He add that he can bet with anything that the government will not pay such amount to Nigerians even if such fund is available He responded with a smile when asked if the government would abide by its word by paying N5000 monthly allowance: “I can bet with you that the government cannot pay such amount monthly. Where do we get such amount to pay millions of people monthly. Even if such a...