The forums of state commissioners of finance of the 36 states have recommended the total removal of petroleum subsidy. Headed by the Ebonyi state commissioner, Mr Oddah, he said the scheme is wrecking the economies of the less industrialized states. He claims they consume less fuel so they feel the brunt more.

He also says the subsidy scheme is a scam as it was feeding the pockets of some people at the expense of Nigerians. The excess crude account has been depleted to pay subsidy claims as N917bn is budgeted for it in 2014. The APC has however distanced itself and its commissioners from such calls. The cabal never left then, Hmmmmn.....

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