President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, has instructed Nigerians that petrol was offered for N600/litre underneath the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) administration.
Shehu tweeted this alongside the entrance web page of a newspaper from Easter Sunday in 2013, in response to PDP claiming residents might not survive the increment in electrical energy tariffs and value of petrol.
PDP defined that the extent of poverty in Nigeria was too excessive.
Nevertheless, Shehu wrote: “Don’t enable the PDP to deceive you. Amidst acute shortages, they offered petrol at N600 per litre on Easter Sunday in 2013 (See Punch printed on that day).”
The federal authorities by way of the Petroleum Merchandise Advertising and marketing Firm (PPMC), lately elevated the ex-depot value of petrol from N138.62 to N151.56 per litre.
Petrol entrepreneurs subsequently elevated the worth of the product from N148 to between N158 and N162 per litre.