Anti-Corruption Coalition Asks Buhari To Sack Kachikwu Over Remarks on Fuel ScarcityFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, March 28th, 2016
By Ayo Balogun
The Save Nigeria Anti Corruption Coalition has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately sack the Minister of States for Petroleum, Mr, Ibe Kachukwu, over his continued incompetence and inability to properly address the fuel scarcity situation in the country.
The group also hinged its call on Kachukwu’s removal over his unguarded statement, asking Nigerians to live with the terrifying situation till May.
The Coalition therefore called on Buhari to immediately set the machinery for the junior Minister’s sack, before he wrecks further havoc on the oil sector and by increasing the public anger.
In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Comrade Femi Lawson and made available to newsmen, the group accused Kachukwu of sabotaging the effort of President Buhari to restore sanity in the oil sector as well as deliberately threading paths that have tendencies to create instability in the Nigerian polity through such insensitive utterances.
“Why has Mr. Kachukwu continued to embarrass President Buhari and by extension, Nigerians, by being unable to come out with a logical road map to address the situation, through his expected role at the petroleum Minister and the NNPC?
“Today, Nigerians are faced with the consequence the incompetencies of the Minister of States and his lack of understanding of our feelings as Nigerians,” the group stated.
The group further said that failure of President Buhari to sack Mr. Kachukwu would speak volume of how important Nigerians are, in the face of the present administration, most importantly when statement as such, made by the Minister are well considered.
“We shall ensure that we use every legitimate means to engage Nigerians to further press for the removal of Mr. Kachikwu who from all indications have proven not to be competent enough to tackle the agony being faced by Nigerians at this critical moment” the group threatened.
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