Buhari tells Nigerians on Independence day it makes no Sense for Oil to be cheaper in Nigeria than in Saudi Arabia

The President of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians that it makes no sense for oil to be cheaper in Nigeria than Saudi Arabia.

On 1st October, 2020, Nigerians celebrated their beloved country’s independence day.

However, in the early hours of the country’s independence day, President Muhammadu Buhari noted that it makes no sense for oil to be cheaper in his country Nigeria than Saudi Arabia.

Muhammadu Buhari in a series of tweets wrote;

a.Chad which is an oil producing country charges N362 per litre.

b.Niger, also an oil producing country sells 1 litre at N346.

c.In Ghana, another oil producing
country, petroleum pump price is N3266 per litre.

Further afield, Egypt charges N211 per litre. Saudi Arabia charges N168 per litre. It makes no sense for oil to be cheaper in Nigeria than in Saudi Arabia.

Below are the Tweets from Muhammadu Buhari;

As vocal as Nigerians are, many of them have been commenting on Muhammadu Buhari’s Tweets. Below are some of the reactions of Nigerians.

Walexky wrote;
Let us not forget that these money these countries use has value more than Naira and this man dey calculate am for Naira, this one na public scam.

Alhaji OFR wrote;
And it makes no sense for Nigeria to be paying just 10% of what Saudi Arabia is paying as minimum wage to her workers.

Mukhty wrote;
The Naira Equivalence Of The Minimum Wage In Egypt Is 53k And That In Saudi Arabia Is 360k But It Makes Sense For The Minimum Wage Of Nigeria To Be 30k
Our Government Only takes One Side Of the Stories the Side that Gives Them More Money.

Fówósèrè Esq  wrote;
Some of President Buhari’s spokesmen & advisers have been his major stumbling blocks in this dispensation. May thunder
strike the bastard who added this
senseless & inhumane paragraph to the president’s speech. With all the people are going through at the moment, this is evil.

SOURCE: Talkingdrum.com.gh

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