Nigeria Citizen Action Group, NCAG, has given a 7-day deadline to President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to change his decision on the hike of fuel pump price from N143.8 to N123 per liter starting from Saturday.

The team cautioned that, it would assemble Nigerian youths and citizens in mass protest to lock down NNPC and PPPRA headquarters at the same time, if President Buhari failed to change his decision on the pump price.

The deadlines was given in a joint statement released by Isah Abubakar, Mohammed Salihu Danlami and Engr Salahudeen A Lukman, President, Northern Youth Council of Nigeria, Speaker, Arewa Youth Assembly and Co-Convener, Intellectual Young Leaders Network, in Kaduna on Saturday and made available to newsmen.

According to the statement, “It’s so ugly and very disheartening, following the current economic reality with hardship, pain, hunger and insecurity that President Buhari led Presidency have inflicted on all Nigerians, its completely an act of irresponsibility and insensitivity for the federal government to increase the PMS Pump price at this very critical trying time in the country and globe.

“Nigerians will not tolerate this continued extortive tendencies of APC/President Buhari-led Federal government anymore, the pump prices were increased from N87 to N145 yet Nigerian never complained out of faith, with the current crude oil price in the international market, Nigerians should not buy fuel above N70 per liter but the federal government pegged the PMS price at N123 and Nigeria accepted despite it being unjust.”

The statement said that, the claim remains that the present Administration under the watch of President Buhari has lost focus with fact and links with basic human suffering and pains in Nigeria.

He statement added, “President Buhari must learn how to step down and listen to the masses as well consider the critical pain Nigerians are passing through on a daily basis with the current hiked pump price for PMS, Nigeria will witness high rate of crime and commodity price hike."

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