The governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are scheduled to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss the country’s lingering fuel and naira scarcity.
WITHIN NIGERIA understands that the Governors will also discuss strategies for the upcoming 2023 elections.
The meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 3rd, and top on the agenda, according to a statement issued on Thursday by the APC presidential campaign council, are issues of nationwide fuel and naira scarcity.
The statement reads:
Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari tomorrow (Friday) over the coming general elections.
On the agenda of the governors are issues of the nationwide fuel scarcity and the new Naira notes that have caused social and economic stress for Nigerians especially small businesses who rely on daily cash transactions.
Nigerians Responsible For Fuel Scarcity
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El Rufai has stated that Nigerians are to blame for the country’s lingering fuel scarcity.
El Rufai said on Channels Television that Nigerians must “face the truth” of ending fuel subsidies in order to end the petrol shortage.
The Kaduna governor stated that the fuel subsidy issue is not partisan, and that fuel scarcity is the result of the country’s unsustainable and broken subsidy regime, which it has chosen to maintain for the past 50 years.
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