Reps reassure Nigerians over proposed fuel subsidy removal

24 October 2011, Sweetcrudee, Abuja- The House of representatives has meanwhile assured that it would take a decision on the issue of the removal of fuel subsidy in the best interest of Nigerians after listening to all arguments by the stakeholders.

Deputy Speaker, Chief Emeka Ihedioha who spoke weekend in Ilorin said, “we will be fair to all and we will listen to all the arguments as they present themselves and, of course, you are sure that members of the House of Representatives are very patriotic and very rational.

“We will put the issues on the table and take best action that we consider good enough for the prosperity of the country and our people”.

Ihedioha also stressed that on this matter, in his capacity as the deputy speaker, he would respect the opinions and views of his colleagues on the fuel subsidy in arriving at a collective decision, saying, “I must respect their opinions and views and respect the fact that they represent their constituencies and do my job which they have asked me to do which is presiding”.

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