Northern Elders Declare Support Subsidy Removal
[img]http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pd_1E5t8UhA/VzT3M66HO4I/AAAAAAACc5Y/o5TU-oT5goUhT06Xl9aXFKcxzVYlXUCrwCLcB/s400/Yakassai.jpg" width="400">The Northern Elders Council has expressed support for the partial removal of fuel subsidy.
According to the group, the long term benefits of the decision outweigh the short term pains associated with it.
Chairman of the council, Alhaji Tanko Yakassai said this in a telephone interview with Punch, in Abuja, on Thursday.
He explained that he has personally been a strong supporter of withdrawal of fuel subsidy for the last twenty years.
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