29 December 2017, Sweetcrude, Abuja – Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has directed the Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream to cut short its recess over the lingering fuel scarcity in Nigeria.
The Committee chaired by Senator Kabiru Marafa has been meeting with relevant stakeholders to find a lasting solution to the fuel scarcity.
On Thursday, January 4, the Committee will meet with the Minister of State of Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu and the GMD of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru.
This directive was made known Thursday on Twitter through the handle of the Nigerian Senate:
The tweet read: “BREAKING: The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has directed the @NGRSenate Committee on Petroleum Downstream, Chaired by Senator Kabiru Marafa, to cut short its recess to address the lingering #FuelScarcity in Nigeria.”