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Ogun State Denies Online Cash Palliative



Ogun State Denies Online Cash Palliative

The Ogun State Government has denied its involvement in an online cash palliative information being circulated on social media.

The state government in a press statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media and Communications to the Governor,Mr Kayode Akinmade urged the public to disregard such information.

The release read: “It has come to the attention of the Ogun State Government that a fraudulent message is circulating on various social media platforms, falsely claiming that Governor Dapo Abiodun is offering N10,000 cash palliative per person across the state.

“The scam message also provides a link, urging individuals to apply for the said cash palliative and also share the information for others to benefit.

The statement said: “The administration of Governor Dapo Abiodun is committed to genuine alleviation of the suffering of the citizens and residents of the state through initiatives such as the numerous empowerment programmes and policies it has rolled out since 2019 and the N5 billion intervention scheme it announced recently

“The Ogun State Government is not involved in any form of cash transfer programme through the link provided in the scam message as,” the statement specifically clarified, adding that the link is fraudulent and unauthorized by the government”.