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Kyari, Adedibu’s sack essential to solving fuel, electricity crises -NANS

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) says it will organise a nationwide protest on May 7 in protest against the fuel scarcity and power supply crisis.

The student body also advocate the removal of the Managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari; and the Minister of Power Adebayo Adelabu, noting that only then would the crises in the sectors have solutions.

The students made this known in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement reads in part, “Our primary objective is to demand the removal of key officials whom we hold accountable for exacerbating these issues.

“Each zone will host its demonstration at designated locations to maximize visibility and impact as follows; Zone A: Abuja Junction along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway; Zone C: Airport Road in Abuja; Zone D: Lagos-Ibadan Expressway; Zone F: Onitsha-Asaba Head Bridge; Zone E: Wuntin Dada along the Bauchi-Jos Road on Tuesday, May 7th, 2024.

“We firmly believe that the removal of Mele Kyari and Honorable Adelabu is essential to address the root causes of the fuel scarcity and electricity crisis.

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“We demand accountability, transparency, and decisive action from the government to alleviate the plight of the Nigeria students.

“As students united in our resolve, we urge all Nigerians to join us in this protest and stand together in the fight for a brighter future for all.”

Bridget Benson
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