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FG is now paying more for fuel subsidy — El-Rufai



FG is now paying more for fuel subsidy — El-Rufai
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The immediate-past governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has alleged that fuel subsidy is back in a bigger measure without the awareness of Nigerians.

He stated this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Monday, April 15, 2024.

Recall that in his inaugural speech, President Bola Tinubu had announced the removal of fuel subsidy, saying its payment was no longer justifiable.

However, according to El-Rufai, “Fuel subsidy is another policy that has been implemented by the president, it’s the right policy. I always supported withdrawing fuel subsidy. But, in the course of implementation as you can see the government has now realized that the subsidy has to be back because right now, we are paying a lot of money for subsidy even more than before.

So, we are still subsidizing Petrol because the government has realised that the way it implemented the fuel subsidy initially required some adjustments.

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