Showdown Looms as Senate Queries FG over Unapproved Shady Fuel Subsidy Payment

Leke Baiyewu and Okechukwu Nnodim

The Senate is set for a showdown with the Federal Government over the alleged payment of N26 per litre to subsidise the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol.

The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream), which was on Thursday mandated to investigate the current crisis over supply of the product, on Friday, asked how the government was maintaining a pump price of N145 per litre when the landing cost of the commodity was now N171. Read full in Punch