Showbiz personality and convener of a�?OurMumuDonDoa��, Charles Oputa and Deji Adeyanju, leader of Concerned Nigerians group, on Wednesday told the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to convene a stakeholder meeting for ideas on how to solve the lingering scarcity of petrol in many parts of the country.
Mr. Adeyanju, who is also a former youth leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convened the groupa��s position while addressing journalists during a protest staged at the headquarters of NNPC in Abuja.
The protest was organized by ‘OurMumuDonDoa�� group and other civil societies to register the concern of Nigerian masses who have been at the receiving end of petrol scarcity.
Charly Boy, also known as a�?Area Fadaa�� while speaking on behalf of the a�?OurMumuDonDoa�� group during said; a�?For over three months, Nigerians have endured agonizing fuel scarcity crisis, which has caused a hike in the prices of commodities, cost of transportation and wastage of man-hours spent on queues daily at petrol stations.
a�?The lingering fuel scarcity has now brought untold hardship on the ordinary Nigerian people who may not be able to hold those in charge responsible.
a�?Weur Mumu Don Do Movement have decided to ensure that the President, the NNPC and other stakeholders in the oil sector are compelled to find a lasting solution to this current crisis.
a�?Let them do something urgently to abate the sufferings of Nigerians, not just in Abuja alone, but across the country,a�? he said.
Similarly, Mr. Adeyanju said the issue of fuel scarcity must be addressed in all states in the country, not just Abuja.
He said, a�?The Federal Republic of Nigeria is not limited to Abuja, as millions of citizens are still struggling to get fuel at exorbitant prices in different parts of the country.
a�?If the situation appeared insurmountable, then the NNPC should convene stakeholders meeting for ideas on how to collectively stop this lingering challenge facing Nigeriansa�?.
The Concerned Nigerians group delivered a letter containing their demands to Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, head of Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC.
SOURCE :sahara reporters (news)