The National orientation agency in Ondo State, has embarked on sensitisation campaign on the removal of subsidy on petrol by the federal government.

The sensitisation campaign which took the NOA team to Iwoye and Aponmu communities in Akure South Local government area of Ondo state is targeted at reaching out to artisans, traders, religious leaders and traditional rulers especially at the rural areas on the need to embrace the new policy in the interest of the nation.

The state Director, Mrs Adelayo Adefolalu while addressing residents who were artisans, traders, religious leaders and traditional rulers said they stand to gain a lot from the federal goverment policy.

Mrs Adefolalu explained that the Federal Government had put in place palliatives to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal part of which is a non interest loan popularly called trader and farmers money for people within the ages of eighteen and fifty-five years.

The NOA boss enjoined Nigerians to be supportive of the President Bola Tinubu’s administration as it meant well for them and would not inflict pains on them in anyway.

Responding, A chairman of an artisan group in Akure south Local government, Mr Mauroof Akanji said his members would be happy to have the government’s palliative due to the hardship being experienced as a result of the petrol subsidy removal.

In separate interviews, the Oluwoye of Iwoye Oba Falokun Joseph Olalekan and the Lisa of Aponmu, Chief Ayodele Imafidon who lamented the absence of electricity, potable water and good road network in their commjnities was optimistic that the fuel subsidy would be committed into the provision of more amenities across the country.

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