- Femi Adesina says citizens will survive the challenges being faced due to the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS)
- According to the presidential spokesman, Nigerians faced similar challenges before the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari
- Adesina said the heavens would not fall over the current fuel scarcity, adding that Nigerians will survive like always
Amid the scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) popularly called petrol in the country, Femi Adesina says the current challenges are not new.
The special adviser on media and publicity to the president made this known in a piece titled ‘Knock, Knock. Who’s There’, and shared on his official Facebook page on Thursday, March 3.
Adesina in reaction to the crisis said Nigerians faced similar challenges before President Muhammadu Buhari's administration took over.
He went on to say fuel crisis has been a recurrent event in the country, adding that Nigerians had slept in petrol stations queuing for fuel on several occasions.
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According to the presidential spokesman, heavens would not fall over the current fuel scarcity and Nigerians will survive like always.
While admitting that the fuel crisis had worsened the living conditions of Nigerians, Adesina noted that the Buhari's regime was working assiduously to restore normalcy.
Fuel scarcity bites harder as filling stations sell petrol above N200
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that motorists, transporters, business owners are now feeling the heat more as fuel scarcity bites harder in various parts of the country.
The cost of transportation is on the rise across the country following the hike in the pump price of petrol.
Many outlets in Nasarawa and other states sold the commodity at N200/litre and above.
Fuel crisis: PDP slams APC, says Buhari's government has failed Nigerians
Meanwhile, for its failure to arrest the lingering fuel scarcity, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), listed several indicators as showing that the President Buhari administration has failed its constitutional duty to guarantee the security and welfare of the people.
The PDP made this known in a statement issued by its publicity secretary, Debo Ologunagba, on Thursday, March 3.
According to the PDP, the country is in a chaotic situation that pointed to the fact that Buhari's government had come to the end of the road in governance and had nothing else to offer Nigerians.