National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Zone B, has told President Muhammadu Buhari to disengage himself from the Ministry of Petroleum Resources as Minister. This is contained in a statement by zonal coordinator, Comrade Pedro Obi. NANS noted that “Buhari’s pseudo heading of the Petroleum Ministry has presented an uncertainty in the petroleum industry, and we therefore call for a substantive Petroleum Minister.” “Nigerians have been made to pass through untold hardship for a fault of not theirs, with conflicting and counter directives emanating from the top hierarchy of the petroleum industry.
“Blaming filling stations/petroleum marketers is way being ignorant of realities, as our team of petroleum monitoring task force, has found out that Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, is being sold at high rate in depot and you can never expect somebody to sell less than his/her cost price.
“Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR sealing of filling stations is sheer hypocrisy, as to us, if they are serious about controlling the price of the product, they should go to the petroleum depots where these private filling station owners lift product.