Senate throws out report on fuel crisis


By Henry Umoru

ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, rejected the report of the Committee on Downstream Petroleum sector that investigated Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, crisis across the country.

Senators, who spoke after the presentation of the report by the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Kabiru Marafa (APC, Zamfara Central), took a swipe at it, with some senators concluding that the report was not written by the committee, but by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC.


The lawmakers, who noted that the 16-page report did not meet their expectations, said, however, that it energized the corruption that was on going, and not a representation of Senate’s integrity.

At the end of the tongue-lashing of the interim report, the Senate resolved that the committee should take it back and do a more thorough investigation on the real volume of petrol imported into the country as…

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