The Senate Committee on Petroleum,has directed the Minister of Petroleum Resources, President Muhammadu Buhari, to end the ongoing fuel scarcity in the country within two weeks from today.
Chairman of the committee, Senator Uche Ekwunife, who gave the directive during the committee’s meeting with top officials of Ministry of Petroleum Resources, insisted that the petroleum minister must not only end the scarcity but ensure ensure that fuel was sold to the public at thr price of N87.00 per litre.
Senator Uche Ekwunife (Anambra South, PDP) frowned at the ongoing fuel crisis,saying Nigerians were suffering untold hardship following the development.
She lamented what she described as unnecessary fuel crisis, Ekwunife said; “We are mandating the Minister of Petroleum Resources,the Permanent Secretary and heads of agencies to stop this fuel scarcity in two weeks”.
“We are giving a target now,we don’t wan’t to know how you would achieve it. Nigerians want to see an end to this fuel scarcity.
Omolara Adegoke- Abuja
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