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We are not callous, electricity, petrol pump price increase is in the interest of Nigerians – APC REACTS TO PDP OUTBURSTS!

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has reacted to the main opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) verbal onslaught against it over the insensitive increase of price on petrol pump price and hike in electricity bill same day on Wednesday, September 2, 2020.

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The Deputy National Publicity of APC, Yekini Nabena came stoutly in defence of the increase under President Muhammadu Buhari administration saying the action taken was in the best interests of the larger people in Nigeria and not for the few interests.

The PDP, in an earlier statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, rejected the new fuel price increase from N143 to N151 and hike in electricity tariff saying the action was “callous, wicked and punishing.”

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The APC, however, said the decision to increase the fuel pump price and the hike in electricity tariff was in the best interest of all.

“The attention of the APC has been drawn to a shameless statement by PDP on the current petrol price and electricity tariff in the country.

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“The pricing template now reflects competitive and market-driven components which is supported by the citizenry.

He noted that the PDP had foisted a corrupt subsidy regime that enriched few individuals some of who are still in hiding abroad. He also said the APC was determined to continue to make fuel available to all Nigerians.

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On electricity he said: “In an effort by this administration to put an end to estimated and arbitrary billing for electricity, President Buhari recently directed a nationwide mass metering programme for electricity consumers in the country,

He said that the APC, however, did not expect the PDP to grasp the import of this landmark presidential directive.

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He explained that apart from improving electricity and service delivery, the directive was also aimed at protecting the poor and vulnerable Nigerians from increased electricity tariff, arbitrary and estimated billings.

“Commendably, the Federal Government is already working to ensure that Electricity Distribution Companies commit to increasing the number of hours of electricity supply every day and also improve on their quality of service,” Nabena said.

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Written by Adesoji OMOSEBI

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