Fayose condemns new petrol price , says 'FG insensitive to Nigerians' plight'

By The Citizen
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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has condemned the increment

from N86.50 to N145 of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) otherwise known as

petrol, describing it as insensitive and demonstration of the level of

hatred the President Muhammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress

(APC) government had for Nigerians.
The governor, who said the over 70 per cent increment was another

vindication of his predictions on what to expect in 2016, added that

it was now clear that the scarcity of petrol being experienced in the

last three months was deliberately orchestrated by the federal

government to pave way for the already conceived increment.

According to his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New

Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose said 'Nigerians are now left at

the mercy of political liars who took over power by deception and are

governing by deceit.
He said he was waiting for the reaction of those who took to the

streets to protest when fuel subsidy was removed by the Dr Goodluck

Jonathan administration in 2012, urging labour unions in the country to

stand by their members always, not minding the political party in


He said; 'When they were seeking for votes from Nigerians, they

promised to reduce petrol pump price to from N87 to N45 per litre,

they promised to create three million jobs per year, they said $1 will

be equal to N1 and above all, they promised to pay unemployed youths

N5, 000 stipend and provide one meal a day to pupils nationwide.