#FuelScarcity: Propose a bill on right to regular fuel supply, SERAP tells Buhari

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Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “take bold action in tackling the persistent fuel scarcity in the country by urgently proposing a bill to the National Assembly that would explicitly recognize access of Nigerians to regular fuel supply as a human right, with specific responsibilities on the authorities to proactively prevent and combat the problem and the associated human rights violations.”

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with Dapo Abiodun, owner of Heyden Petroleum during the visit

The organization said, “That millions of Nigerians are suffering due to fuel scarcity is a moral outrage. Preventing and ending the problem of fuel scarcity is not only a moral duty for this government but also a legal and human right obligation.”

In a statement today by SERAP deputy director Timothy Adewale, the organisation said,…



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