Ben Murray-Bruce, a former Bayelsa lawmaker has condemned the rise in pump value of gas to N212 per litre.
Bruce on Friday questioned why the Nigerian system develops authorities insurance policies which believes in struggling the plenty.
He confused that now is just not the time for Nigerians to be spending extra on gas amid oppressive financial elements.
His tweet learn: “I nonetheless is not going to perceive a system that believes in struggling for the plenty as a authorities coverage.
“Somebody, please educate me. Nigerians shouldn’t be paying extra for gas presently, amid low minimal wages and different oppressive financial elements.”
His response is coming hours after the Petroleum Merchandise Pricing Regulatory Company (PPPRA) introduced the brand new increment on its web site, stating that it was because of the market determinants and importation prices.
PPPRA mounted the decrease band of the brand new gas value at N209.61 per litre and higher band at N212.61 per litre.
However the NNPC countered the announcement, insisting that there isn’t any improve in gas value in March.