Paying more for petrol, electricity

Paying more for petrol, electricity

News | Sep 7, 2020 07:25am | FORUM 234 Connect |

Chief Toyin Amuzu, a community leader in Ogun State, is livid. Chief Toyin Amuzu could hardly hold back his anger and frustration over the barrage of increases in the price of essential services including Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), electricity tariff, as well as the upward adjustment in Value Added Tax (VAT), and subscription price by pay-TV operators, among others.

“It is disheartening that this is coming during the COVID-19 pandemic which has disrupted economic activities and taken many people out of jobs with other attendant negative effects,” Amuzu, who is the Okanlomo of Oke-Ijeun, charged.

Chief Toyin Amuzu lamenting that “The increases will result in an upsurge in costs of goods and services, which in turn, would worsen the biting hardship presently faced by Nigerians who are already impoverished and overburdened.”

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