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Monday, 5 June 2017

PPPRA neglected to transmit N167bn to FERMA

Demands no arrangement to build fuel cost --Gaya

Previous legislative leader of Kano State, Senator Kabiru Gaya, has denounced the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, of neglecting to transmit about N167 billion to the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA, in the previous seven years. Gaya, who speaks to Kano South Senatorial District in the Senate, in a meeting with writers in Abuja, yesterday, encouraged Nigerians not to freeze over affirmed moves by the Senate to build the direct cost of oil based goods by N5. Sen Chris Ngige, Kabiru Gaya, George Mughalu, CPC merger board of trustees director, Garba Gadi, Tom Ikimi, Ibrahim ahekarau, Segun Osaba and Ahmed Yerima amid the uncovering of the new party name in Abuja Wednesday. As per him, there is no compelling reason to freeze on the grounds that the issue has not been examined on the floor of the Senate. He stated: "Over the most recent seven years, I have been in the Senate. There was a N5 impose for which the Petroleum Products Pricing and Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, should be deducted, not to increment, notwithstanding when pump cost was sold at N87 per liter from the sum sold and transmit to FERMA to look after streets. "From our estimation, PPPRA has not paid N167 billion to FERMA . I raised this issue then and needed to proceed with this time again that the same N5, which should be paid before and they didn't pay and now ought to likewise be deducted, lessened and expelled from the N145 not to build." Gaya, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Works, said there was a ponder mutilation of truths concerning the Road Fund Bill proposed by his board of trustees. He said obviously a few people were out to make mountains out of a mole slope, including that it was an endeavor to mark his picture and that of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari by insidiousness producers, who ought to rather teach the general population on the genuine position of the bill. He stated: "Individuals are whining on the grounds that they don't have the foggiest idea about the difficulties before individuals from the Senate Committee on Works. We have a great deal of work to do on the grounds that there are around 34 ventures that were excluded in the 2016 spending plan but rather we ensured that they are presently incorporated into the 2017 spending plan." "They were in the 2016 spending plan however were bamboozled and the administration of President Buhari endorsed these employments yet they were not in the agreements in the financial plan. So we said it is extremely unlikely the official committee will favor a venture and it is been reported and it is excluded in the financial plan. ''In this way, the Committee on Works said these activities ought to be incorporated and we complimented the Senate President and Speaker of the House of Representatives who guaranteed that those ventures are incorporated into the financial plan. "They said the Senate is expanding fuel cost? That wasn't right! They don't comprehend what really matters to us.'' He debilitated to make lawful move against those behind the "gossip".

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