Tinubu Issues Fresh Directives to MDAs, Details Emerge

Tinubu Issues Fresh Directives to MDAs, Details Emerge

  • President Bola Tinubu has directed that all ministries, departments and agencies should start buying CNG busses
  • The president also rejected the request of some members of the FEC proposing to buy the petrol relying vehicles
  • According to Tinubu, government officials and MDAs must start leading by example by switching to CNG vehicles

Aso-Rock, Abuja - President Bola Tinubu has directed the federal government ministers, departments and agencies to start purchasing compressed natural gas power vehicles

This was disclosed in a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, the spokesperson for President Tinubu, on Monday, May 13.

President Bola Tinubu has rejected FEC's members' requests to buy petrol-driven vehicles and ordered that MDAs should start using CNG.
Tinubu stopped buying of petrol dependent vehicles Photo Credit: @officialABAT
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The statement partly read:

“In line with his commitment to ensuring energy security, driving utility, and cutting high fuel costs, President Bola Tinubu has directed the mandatory procurement of compressed natural gas-powered vehicles by all government ministries, departments, and agencies.”

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Why Tinubu orders MDAs to get CNG busses

Ngelale added that the move was part of the president's efforts to transform Nigeria into cleaner energy because CNG buses have been said to produce lower emissions. The statement added that the CNG buses are affordable alternatives for Nigerian energy consumers.

Tinubu then expressed his administration's readiness to adopt the CNG busses, adding that the country would not move forward if it continued to dance at the same spot.

The presidency maintained that the MDAs must be ready to lead the country to prosperity as government institutions.

Tinubu hopes Nigerians will adjust to CNG vehicles

According to Tinubu, Nigerians will begin to adjust to the CNG buses if government officials are serious about the move.

The statement also disclosed that Tinubu directed the rejection of all the memos brought by members of the Federal Executive Council to purchase traditional petrol-dependent vehicles.

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He ordered the affected FEC members to return to their drawing boards and seek value-driven procurements of CNG-compliant vehicles.

See the statement here:

Wike vs Fubara: Tinubu speaks on Rivers crisis

Legit.ng earlier reported that President Tinubu had been revealed to be planning a neutral role in solving the political crisis in Rivers state.

The presidency clarified that the warring party should focus on governance to the state's people till 2027, which is the time of politics.

Ajuri Ngelale, the spokesperson to the president, said Tinubu will ensure that every stakeholder has what they need to work.

Source: Legit.ng

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