FG causing fuel scarcity to justify planned pump price increment to N185 – Fayose


Fayose at a fueling point

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has accused the federal government of deliberately causing the current scarcity of fuel in the country so as to be able to justify the planned increment of petrol pump price from N145 to N185 per litre.

The governor, who said the federal government, was being insensitive to the plight of Nigerians, added that “petrol is scarce across the country because the federal government deliberately reduced supply since it is only the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) that is importing the product.”

Governor Fayose’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, quoted him as saying in a release issued on Sunday, that “Allowing fuel scarcity to persist for over two weeks when Nigerians are preparing to celebrate Christmas and New Year is the height of wickedness on the part of…

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