Newsexpress place banner advert Yudala Triple Jara Offer
ACF to Aso Rock: Provide palliatives to sooth pains of fuel price hike

By Garba Ahmed, Kaduna on 19/05/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 892


The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has urged the Federal Government to not only to provide palliative measures that will cushion the effect of the sudden withdrawal of the subsidy regime but also channel the gains of the deregulation into infrastructural development.

This is contained in a communique issued on Wednesday, after a meeting of the National Working Committee (NWC) of ACF presided over by presided over by the Chairman, IGP Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmadu Coomassie (rtd). The well attended monthly meeting was held on Tuesday at ACF’s headquarters in Kaduna.

ACF wholly supported the total deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, which it said will promote competition and private participation.

The communiqué said: “That Nigerians have in the last few months suffered untold hardship due to scarcity of petroleum products (especially petrol) which was attributed to low capacity production by the refineries, vandalisation of pipeline facilities and foreign exchange problem which has affected the capacity of the Independent Marketers to import petrol and sell at the control price.

“That the Federal Government's new fuel pricing and supply framework which allows independent marketers and any Nigerian entity to source their own foreign exchange and import petrol is a welcome progressive policy.

“ACF wholly supports the total deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector which will promote competition and private participation. It however, urges the Federal Government to not only provide palliative measures that will cushion the effect of the sudden withdrawal of the subsidy regime but also channel the gains of the deregulation into infrastructural development.

“ACF therefore appeals to all Nigerians to be patient with, and have faith in President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, as our best hope to prosperity and greatness,” ACF said

•Photo shows ACF Chairman, Ibrahim Coomassie.

Source News Express

Posted 19/05/2016 2:17:20 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Breaking: PDP National Chairman Bamanga Tukur finally throws...

Xenophobia: Nigeria summons South Africa’s high commissioner as...

Emefiele donates all gifts received at mother’s funeral...

Boko Haram loses underground armouries to Nigerian troops...

Coalition petitions EFCC over non-remittance of tax by...

Troops nab Chief Priest of Niger Delta militants,...

Lagos announces new date for 2016 placement test...

IGP commends police officers for gallantry during Boko...

Buhari to make agriculture mainstay of Nigeria’s economy...

Nigerian Professor cures 500 HIV/AIDS patients

MAX Air resumes Kano - Jeddah flights

I never stepped down as Speaker; I’m still...

 

Latest News Boko Haram embraces amnesty 20 reported dead as gunmen unleash terror on Oku Iboku Dickson, Bayelsans mourn, as pioneer Military Administrator dies in Ekiti Anambra guber: We’ll expose fraudulent candidates, parties — Group 2 killed as LG Boss escapes assassination in Kogi INEC begins distribution of voter cards in Lagos April 29 Gunmen kill Police Inspector Nigeria commits to preservation of culture Akwa Ibom set to clear backlog of gratuities owed retirees Buhari condoles legendary author Onuora Nzekwu’s family Weatherman predicts sunny and hazy Sunday up North, cloudy weather elsewhere Tinubu: Famakinwa breathed life into South-West economic integration idea

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (240,342 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (217,943 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (180,854 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (163,515 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (154,483 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (135,591 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (118,534 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (116,754 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (104,502 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (101,416 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (99,847 views) APC cries foul as PDP’s Fayose takes early lead in Ekiti governorship election (94,322 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (27) Business (2,525) Business Verdict (15) Columnists (668) Complaints & Requests (86) Enterprise & Opportunities (145) Entertainment (307) Features (428) Global Business Monitor (146) International (1,350) Interviews (119) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (51) News (23,609) Opinion (679) Pidgin (8) Politics (3,664) Religion (519) Sports (1,253) Stock Watch (18) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

CBN Advert

 

Certificate Controversy: Dino Melaye celebrates as Vice Chancellor confirms he graduated...

 

APO Newsbreak logo

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!