PRESS RELEASE FROM SENATOR GBENGA ASHAFA ON THE CONTROVERSIES SURROUNDING THE MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT’S BUDGET:

I have carefully followed the news items making the rounds in relation to the budget presented to the National Assembly and what was defended by the Ministry of Transport before the Senate Committee on Land Transport which I have the privilege of chairing.…

 

The fuel scarcity will abate by the 13th of April. Till then we continue to queue . We lose valuable man hours when fuel scarcity like this occurs. We suffer pain and hardship because things are not done properly.

Why is there fuel scarcity, because we import and we have a differential exchange rate not accounted for in the current PPPRA template.…

 
 

The Nigerian States are in debt. Most of them. They can’t afford salaries anymore. The Federal Government bailout did not achieve the intended benefits. Low oil prices has reduced handouts from the FG🐢.

Many Governors have no clue on how to diversify earnings. Many do not care as long as they get their SUV, attend graduation of their kids abroad and get fat security votes.…