Abuja - The National Association of Nigerian Students has come out in support of the Federal Government's decision to remove its petrol subsidy, citing the sinking economy as a factor Vanguard reports.
The association cited that the government could no longer afford to subsidise the petrol price as the economy was coming under increasing pressure with the weak Naira contributing to this.
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President of NANS, Tijani Shehu said that he supported the subsidy removal but criticised the government for allowing the deterioration in the first place.
He added that now was the time to make the best decisions going forward in dealing with present realities.
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- News 24