Omoyele Sowore, a human rights activist, has expressed his disapproval of President Bola Tinubu’s initiative to provide N8,000 cash palliatives to 12 million Nigerians over six months.
In a letter to the National Assembly, the President sought approval to implement the program to alleviate the impact of fuel subsidy removal. However, the planned program has faced criticism from Nigerians.
Sowore, taking to his Twitter page, referred to Tinubu’s administration as a government of “renewed shege” and expressed his dissatisfaction with the proposed palliative amount.
“The government of #RenewedShege! So, @officialABAT will provide a palliative of N53 daily for six months? Jokes carried too far! These guys don’t rate Nigerians! #Revolutionnow,” Sowore wrote.
Tinubu had announced his intention to transfer N8,000 to 12 million impoverished households in the country. However, Sowore calculated that this amounts to N53 per day over six months, deeming it insufficient.