Buhari Deceived Nigerians- Falana
[img]https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-R_ALzLJVRXE/VzV1rmJvI6I/AAAAAAACc6Y/bQwpZO4SLWU9JMuC_85prNgdp8y19gPcQCLcB/s400/FF.jpg" width="400">His full press statement below...
During the campaign last year, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, General Muhammadu Buhari pledged that if elected as President by the Nigerian people his administration would not remove fuel subsidy. Since he won the election last year President Buhari has consistently resisted pressures from the neo-liberal characters in the government to remove fuel subsidy and increase the price of petrol. On January 18, 2016 the federal government allayed the fear of Nigerians when the price of petrol was reduced to N86.50k per litre. In justifying the decision to the people the federal government claimed that the reduction was due to an implementation of the revised component of the Petroleum Products Pricing Template for PMS and household kerosene.
It would be recalled that following the popular agitation against the removal of fuel subsidy in 2012, the Ministry of Petroleum Resources had announced the decision of the Goodluck Jonathan administration to set up 30 green field refineries in the country.
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