Tinubu: No Matter How Long You Protest, I’ll Remove Subsidy


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Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has said there was no going back on fuel subsidy removal if elected president next year.

Tinubu, who stated this while speaking at the business luncheon with business owners titled: “Business Forward” yesterday in Lagos, hinted that, no matter how long people protest, it would not stop him from removing fuel subsidy.
Tinubu in a statement by his Media Office, signed by Mr. Tunde Rahman, insisted that Nigeria would not continue to subsidise fuel consumption in neighbouring countries.

“How can we be subsidising fuel consumption of Cameroon, of Niger, of Benin Republic. No matter how long you protest, we are going to remove subsidy,” he said.
The APC presidential candidate said his government would give room to allow the private sector to thrive by not interfering, while opening rooms for collaborations.

He noted: “Thus, where the…

Source: Thisday Newspaper