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Fuel Subsidy: Latest Petrol Scarcity News, Update On Subsidy Removal For June 7th, 2023

Fuel Subsidy: Latest Petrol Scarcity News, Update On Subsidy Removal For June 7th, 2023
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Gist legit brings you the most recent update on petro scarcity, fuel subsidy, and the reactions of the government and citizens as Nigerians groan over President Bola Tinubu’s announcement to end fuel subsidies.

Fuel Subsidy: Kwara, Edo State Cut Down Civil Servants Working Days

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has reduced the number of workdays for State civil servants to three times per week as a result of the elimination of the fuel subsidy.

According to Gist legit, the Federal Government removed fuel subsidies, which has led to an enormous rise in the price of goods and services and the overall cost of living.

The Edo State Government expressed regret for the difficulties that its citizens are currently facing in a statement that was sent to Gist legit on Tuesday and personally signed by Governor Obaseki.

the statement peruse” The Edo State Government shares the pains of our people and wants to assure everyone that we are standing with them in these very challenging times.

“We want to reassure our people that we will do all within our powers as a subnational government to reduce the pains and ameliorate the sufferings our people are currently facing in the wake of the current realities.

“As a proactive government, we have since taken the step to increase the minimum wage paid to workers in Edo State from the approved N30, 000 to N40, 000, the highest in the country today”

‘Organised Crime’ – Peter Obi of labour party Speaks On Tinubu’s Govt Removal Of Fuel Subsidy

Peter Obi, the Labour Party (LP) Presidential Candidate, has stated that he supports Tinubu’s government’s decision to eliminate fuel subsidies, but only with a condition that should be demonstrated to the public.

According to Gist legit, Peter Obi made this known to journalists while attending his ongoing election petition case on Tuesday at the Court of Appeal headquarters in Abuja.

According to the LP presidential candidate, his support for eliminating subsidies dates back to when he was a member of the Presidential Economic Management Team under Goodluck Jonathan.

Obi stated: “If you have followed me very well right from the time I was a member of Jonathan’s economic management team, I consistently maintained that subsidy should be removed because I see it as organized crime.

“People were just stealing the country’s resources, and I showed empirically in my statistical analysis that we are not consuming the amount of fuel they claim we consume.”

Buhari Pushed Fuel Subsidy On Tinubu – Ex-Presidential Candidate, Kachikwu Reveals

Dumebi Kachikwu, a candidate for the Action Democratic Congress (ADC) in the last presidential election, has stated that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s administration failed to apply a structured approach to the removal of fuel subsidy. Buhari Pushed Fuel Subsidy On Tinubu

According to Gist legit, Tinubu stated that the “fuel subsidy” has been eliminated during his inauguration speech on May 29, 2023.

He expressed that the proposed spending plan by his ancestor, Muhamadu Buhari, made no arrangement for fuel endowment in the year’s spending plan beginning from June.

Kachikwu stated on Monday that the current president of Nigeria, Tinubu, received a banana peel from the previous president, Buhari, when he spoke about the recent suffering and cries of Nigerians in response to the president’s declaration regarding fuel subsidies.

As indicated by him, Buhari would have rather not taken responsibility for the fuel subsidy a couple of days prior to leaving office; as a result, pushed it to the incoming.

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