Lawan clarifies President’s order on fuel subsidy removal
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President Muhammadu Buhari has not directed anyone to implement fuel subsidy removal, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has declared.
He spoke after meeting Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, yesterday, stating that he had gone to convey the feeling of constituents to him on some concerns, including the proposed removal of subsidy.
Specifically, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, had last October, said the Federal Government made provision for subsidy only for the first six months of this year and looked towards complete deregulation of the sector.