5 Essential Palliatives FG has given to every Nigerian
The Covid-19 Pandemic has been one of the toughest issues the world has had to deal with in the year 2020, but while this tough period has been going on, various African countries has made life easier for the citizens by providing alternative, palliatives and some researches towards cure.
With Nigeria not left behind, we have stated the five essential palliative federal government has given every Nigerians during the Covid-19 pandemic compared to other countries.
-No payment of rent by citizens until December 2020
-Government to cover water and electricity bills for the next 3 months
-Free public transport for the next three months
-Free pharmaceutical products and basic necessities.
-Government to cover all water bills for 3 months
-Health workers treating COVID-19 patients to receive 50% additional salary plus allowances
-All health workers to be exempted from paying tax for 3 months.
-Door-to-door distribution of food
-Provision of free water and electricity to its citizens
-Provision of free medical supplies.
-A $168 million relief fund to assist businesses to pay workers’ salaries so that none gets laid off.
-No payment of rent till further notice
-Distribution of food to the vulnerable.
-Free beatings by Police
-Constant Lock downs and curfew without palliatives to cushion the effect
-No tangible support to poor Nigerians
-Most Nigerians losing their jobs.
-Prices of rice and food commodities going up.
-Creation of mobile courts to help security people to collect ‘bail money’ from Lock down defaulters.
GIANT OF AFRICA
This above started means of making Covid-19 easier has been able to reach almost everyone in the country, even the most Nigerians who resides in rare and unreachable bushes has been able to partake in this.
In fact, I have been able to enjoy the sky rocketing increase in Food stuff, just the other day; I was at the market and a paint rubber of garri, which often go for #300, is now #800 , Paint rubber of rice which goes for #1200 is now #1800.