No Set Date For Removal of Fuel Subsidy – Minister of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva

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Following back and forth the removal of fuel subsidy, the of State for Petroleum, Timipre Sylva has given an update.

In an interview Channels Television, Sylva disclosed that is making efforts to put structures in place to cushion the effect of the eventual subsidy removal.

He said;

“I cannot give you a date for now. But the Vice President is actually leading the efforts and very soon, we will tell Nigerians what date the removal of subsidy will kick in.

“We must be considerate of our people; you cannot say because you have the muscle, box everybody down in the room. So, what we are saying is that before doing this, we need to put some structures in place so that the impact the can be minimized. We are trying to create an alternative that is cheaper and affordable.