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Subsidy removal on petrol to end hardship

12 May 2016, 19:37

Abuja - Jide Jomoh, a lawmaker representing the Mainland Constituency in the House of Representatives says the removal of a petrol subsidy by the Federal Government would end all hardships faced by Nigerians, Vanguard reports.

The removal of the subsidy has angered many across the country as it has increased the price of petrol from N86.50 to N145 per litre.

Also read: Kachikwu assures petrol price will fall in six months

Due to the strong criticism and threats of protests, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has been forced to claim that the price of petrol would drop within 6 months, in an attempt to quell the angst felt by many.

Jimoh pleaded to Nigerians to show patience and that President Muhammadu Buhari meant good for the country.

For more on this story, visit Vanguard.

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