Some civil servants working in Abuja have appealed to the Federal Government to take immediate actions to ameliorate their sufferings, saying that life has not been easy since the removal of fuel subsidy.
Those who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) said costs of living has become unbearable for those who are living in the city in particular, hence the need for government’s intervention to cushion the effects of the present conditions.
Mrs Felicia Anthony, who explained her ordeal, said she was finding it so difficult to cope with lot of challenges ranging from children’s school fees, her house rent and most importantly transportation to work with the present salary she was earning.
She also called on the government to look into ways to check price control of goods and services as a good number of people were now selling as they wished in the name of fuel subsidy removal.
According to him, he sees no reason why Nigerians should suffer in the midst of abundance including the gift of oil as part of God’s given wealth.
“It is so disappointing for us as a nation to see what we are passing through today, those who rule the pass when our refineries were functions, were they not leaders; why can’t we fix our refineries.
Idris appealed to President Bola Tinubu to make provision to salvage the situation, while the repairs of refineries should also be considered as top priority in his administration. (NAN)