in , ,

Increase in petrol pump price at this time by FG is callous, cruel, punishing – PDP BLOWS HOT!

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan
PDP National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbodiyan

The main opposition party in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected in its entirety the current increase in the pump price of petrol and hike in electricity tariff by the Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

READ ALSO:  Tougher times await Nigerians, FG hikes petrol pump price again!

The statement issued by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Mr Kola Ologbodiyan made available to SOJ WORLDWIDE ONLINE NEWS called for the reversal of the hike in prices of petrol and electricity tariff immediately,

“PDP demands an immediate reversal of the prices to avert a national crisis, as the increase will result in upsurge in costs of goods and services and worsen the biting hardship being faced by Nigerians,”

Press Statement

“PDP Rejects N151 Fuel Price, Hike In Electricity Tariff
…Says APC Is Punishing Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) vehemently rejects the fresh increase in the price of fuel to N151 per liter and electricity tariff to N66 per kwh under the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its government, describing such as callous, cruel and punishing.

READ ALSO:  INSIDE LIFE: Married woman stay glued (Magun) to man friend during marathon s*x – SEE SHAMEFUL VIDEO

The party demands an immediate reversal of the prices to avert a national crisis, as the increase will result in upsurge in costs of goods and services and worsen the biting hardship being faced by Nigerians, who are already impoverished and overburdened by APC-imposed high cost of living in the last five years.

Our party asserts that by increasing the price of fuel from the N87 per litre it sold under the PDP to an excruciating N151 while at the same time allowing the hike in electricity tariff from N30.23 per kwh to over N66, the APC has left no one in doubt that its agenda is to inflict pain and hardship on Nigerians to satisfy their selfish interests.

READ ALSO:  Armed Robbers invade MKO Abiola Ikeja residence

The unjustifiable increase in the price of these essential supplies, coming barely a week after the APC brazenly posted a support for fuel price hike, while attempting to rationalize the excruciating hardship being suffered by Nigerians under the Buhari administration, has further confirmed that the APC is at the center of the harsh policies of the Buhari Presidency.

It is distressing that the APC administration increased the cost of essential commodities at the time the leadership of other countries are offering palliatives to their citizens to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is instructive to add that our nation is doomed under the APC watch.

READ ALSO:  Important announcement to all OAU students, parents on resumption date

We know that the APC is an unfeeling party but it is indeed shocking that it could go to the extent of approving such a hike at this trying time, when many Nigerians are struggling to afford staple foods and other necessities of life.

Our party challenges the APC and the Buhari administration to publish the parameters with which it arrived at the increase of fuel price to N151 per liter given that with the prevailing values in the international market, the appropriate price template for domestic pump price in Nigeria ought not to be above N100 per liter.

READ ALSO:  BREAKING: The Owa-Ale of Ikare-Akoko in Ondo State is dead

Our party further challenges the APC-led Federal Government to publish details of its sleazy and over-bloated oil subsidy regime, including the involvement of APC interests in the claimed under-recovery for unnamed West African countries, running into trillions of naira, while Nigerians are made to bear the burden of high fuel costs.

Moreover, the APC and its government have failed to allow an open investigation into allegations of fuel price overcharge as well as the fraudulent subsidy regime through which over N14 trillion had allegedly been frittered by unscrupulous individuals in the APC.

READ ALSO:  JUST IN: Oshiomhole narrowly escapes death, two policemen dead

Our fear is that the APC is pushing Nigerians to the wall with its obnoxious and anti-people proclivities and we caution that nobody should misinterpret the peaceful and law-abiding nature of Nigerians as a sign of weakness.

Our party therefore restates our call on the National Assembly to save the nation by calling the APC and its administration to order before they plunge our nation into chaos.”

READ ALSO:  INSIDE LIFE! Once an Armed robber, Bishop Kayode Williams sentenced to jail, released, now a Bishop – HE NARRATED HIS OWN STORY

 

Editor’s Note:  Advertise your products and services on our page to get maximum patronage.
Contact us on 08023851511, 09053330641 or waju73@yahoo.com for your advert placement, Press Release, Conference, Interview, Media and Publicity at minimal charges.

Nigerian army is our army, support them to win the war on terror.

SOJ WORLDWIDE…an ONLINE NEWS with a difference

 

www.sojworldnews.com (c) September 2, 2020

Written by Adesoji OMOSEBI

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Petrol pump price increase

Tougher times await Nigerians, FG hikes petrol pump price again!

COVID-19: 216 new confirmed cases, four deaths recorded in Nigeria – SEE BREAKDOWN