APC Rejects ‘Immediate’ Petrol Price Increase, Says Nigerians Are Already Suffering

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed opposition to any plan for immediate increase in the pump price of petroleum products, Insisting that Nigerians are already suffering.

It also asked Nigerians to desist from panic buying of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS).

According to the National Secretary, APC Caretaker Committee, Senator John James AkpanUdoedehe, “the APC is opposed to any immediate increase in the pump price of petroleum products.”

AkpanUdoedehe made the disclosure in Abuja on Tuesday when APC Professionals met to unveil the party’s achievements despite widespread criticism of the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration.

Senator John James AkpanUdoedehe declared that the party is opposed to any immediate increase in the pump price of petroleum products, allaying fears of Nigerians who engage in panic buying of PMS in anticipation of increase in fuel price.

He said the party reach that position because of the ripple effect such increase would have on the already haemorrhaging economy, stressing that the time was not right for any increase.

He made the disclosure during a media parley organized by APC Professionals , geared to systematically showcase laudable achievement of the party despite widespread criticism that the administration is a failure.

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