President Buhari Blames COVID-19 For Increase In Petrol Pump Price, Electricity Tariff

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President Muhammadu Buhari has given reasons why there was an increase in petrol pump price and electricity tariff across the country.  Recall that Nigerians had vowed to protest the increase following the announcement by government.  Buhari, who was represented by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at the ministerial performance review retreat, blamed the COVID-19 pandemic as reason for the increase in petrol pump price.  He said, “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a severe downturn in the funds available to finance our budget and has severely hampered our capacity. One of the steps we took at the beginning of the crisis…
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