Anambra State Government have declared that Palliatives are not for sale in the state and condemned faceless individuals who are monetizing the exercise collecting money with promise of state funded Palliatives.
The State Government made this known in a press statement E-signed by SIR Paul Nwosu , Commissioner for Information, Anambra State on October 31, 2023 insisted that Palliatives are free in the state.
The Press Statement reads in full “The attention of Anambra State Government has been drawn to the activities of some unscrupulous elements who are collecting money from people in our communities in the name of registering them for the collection of palliatives.
“Government wishes to make it clear that palliatives’ distribution, which will soon commence in Anambra State, is not for sale.
“While we condemn the activities of such mischievous individuals who take undue advantage of government policies to dupe people and make money, we urge the public or anyone who is approached to pay for such registration to refuse and immediately report the individual(s) or group(s) to law enforcement agents, President-General of their community or the Transition Committee Chairman of their Local Government.
“Anybody caught collecting this illegal registration fee will have himself or herself to blame.