ABUJA-The Senate on Monday summoned the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, to show up before its Committee on Petroleum Downstream on Tuesday, over waiting fuel shortage in the nation.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Petroleum Downstream, Sen. Jibrin Barau, told newsmen soon after an on-the-spot evaluation of filling stations in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) that the summon got to be fundamental after the hardship on Nigerians.
He criticized that regardless of affirmations from the service that the circumstance would be brought under control, it had waited. He said:
“We have welcomed the Minister of state to show up before the committee tomorrow to let us know about the fuel shortage issue and the technique he is utilizing to fathom it.”
“We will anticipate that him will give a date when the issue will be determined for all time; this is the game-plan we have taken.”
“We are not fulfilled on the grounds that this issue has gone unabated for a really long time; the circumstance is shocking and it is a noteworthy issue.”
“We gave the service enough time and space to assemble its demonstration to take care of this issue.”
Barau guaranteed that the senate would take a position on the matter in the wake of got notification from the minister of state, who is additionally the Group Managing Director