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Reps Back Removal of Fuel Subsidy



By Linda Ike

The House of Representatives on Tuesday lauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the removal of oil subsidy.

The Lawmakers commended the president for the decision and courage taking by his government, appealing to Nigerians to be patient with the new administration.

The commendation is sequel to a motion under matters of urgent public importance moved at plenary by Hon Jimoh Olajide from Lagos State.

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had on May 29th 2023, swiftly after his inauguration made a Public Pronouncement on fuel subsidy Removal.

The Lawmakers stated, “The President, Tinubu is a concern senior citizen who’s agenda is to favour the down trodden for the purpose of humanity. Aware that there is no provision for fuel subsidy in the 2023 Appropriation Act. Further aware that the current 9th Assembly and the past Administration had given it a legal backing.

“Convinced that further legislative actions in supporting Mr President in delivering dividends of democracy will go along way in enhancing development because he asked for it, he campaigned for it!! And he is ready for the task ahead.”

“Convinced that Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the tutor-general of Nigerian politics is concern about the masses and has meaningful objective to utilise Nigeria funds appropriately with budgetary reforms agenda on education, health, infrastructure, agriculture, food, security and above all security of lives and property as embedded in the constitution”.

“To salute his courage and boldness to serve our country Nigeria with honesty and integrity. To congratulate him for his readiness for national task ahead and service to humanity and appealed to Nigerians to remain patient, resilient and prayerful so that the President can deliver on his promises,” the motion stated.

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