The announcement made by President Bola Tinubu regarding the elimination of fuel subsidies has continued to elicit massive responses from prominent individuals, particularly on the social media platform Twitter.
Keep in mind that on Monday, President Tinubu made the announcement that the petrol subsidy program had ended during his inaugural address at Eagle Square.
He stated, “Unfortunately, there was no provision for fuel subsidy in the budget before I took office.” So fuel sponsorship is no more.”
Charles Oputa, better known by his stage name Charly Boy, a well-known Nigerian singer and social and political activist, has voiced concern regarding President Bola Tinubu’s plan to end fuel subsidies.
Charly Boy, via his Twitter page, lamented that Tinubu’s controversial remark on the subsidy had triggered an increase in the price of fuel in parts of the country.
The entertainer wondered if those lauding the president on the move would not suffer the consequences.
“Tinubu don break record within 24 hours after swearing-in. Fuel scarcity and fuel price have increased after announcing fuel subsidy removal. Day 1 hitting the ground running.
“The question is, are the BATIS going to buy this fuel in different prices from what We Buy??? We go soon learn”.
The presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, in the February 25 presidential election, Omoyele Sowore, also slammed President Bola Tinubu over his announcement.
In a post via his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday, Sowore claimed that the nation’s elites don’t care about Nigerians.
Sowore said that Tinubu’s “thoughtless fuel subsidy removal announcement triggered fuel scarcity and price gouging all over the country.”
Afrobeats musician, Seun Kuti, during a lengthy live video with fans, tackled President Tinubu on his Subsidy removal policy.
“Put a moratorium immediately on the prices of petroleum products to revert back to the prices they were before”, Seun Kuti says in parts
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