The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has expressed disappointment over the current economic hardship in the country triggered by the removal of fuel subsidy.
Adams in a statement by his special assistant on media, Kehinde Aderemi, explained that it is unfortunate that Nigerians are experiencing this hardship from a president who hails from the south-west.
Adams noted that the situation is becoming unbearable adding that there is no country in the world where citizens are groaning in pain over an “insensitive” increase in the prices of fuel.
“We knew how much we bought fuel before now. Nigeria is yet to survive the subsidy removal that led to the sudden increase in the price of fuel from N187 to N500 per litre before it was jerked up to N617 per litre within two months. It is painful. No sensitive government would be happy when its citizens were suffering,” he said.
“It is imperative for me to speak up, especially with what we are experiencing now in the country. It is unfortunate; this is not what we expect from a President who is coming from the south-west region of the country.
“A father must work on the best way to solve the problem of the children.”
Adams stressed that all over the world, many things such as power, health, food, and other necessities of life are being subsidised.
“However, petrol, being the main commodity that moves the economy, and now the same product is being sold for N617 per litre. It is unbearable.”
He called the President “to retrace his steps in order to save the country from this hardship.”