The presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC has asked that fuel subsidy be removed.
He said this at the town hall meeting with the business community, organized by a private sector in Lagos Nigeria.
Tinubu restated that his administration has a resolve to hit a double-figure Gross Domestic Product (GDP) if he wins the 2023 presidential election.
Tinubu said, fuel subsidies which could cost the country up to N6trillion naira should be removed.
In his words “Fuel subsidy, remove it. I am a beneficiary of the fuel subsidy because I have about six big cars but I pay the same for fuel as the young man with a bike in the village. Is that fair? Remove it”
Having laid down his action plan before the business leaders, the former governor of Lagos state said that having achieved economic success in Lagos during his tenor, he has the capacity to repeat the same as president.
He went on to say that his administration will bring the nations industrial policy to life by creating major and minor industrial hubs in each geopolitical zone, promote agriculture by increasing productivity, improve farm incomes while lowering food prices and bringing enough food to the tables of ordinary people.
The presidential candidate for APC went on to Promise that his administration will build infrastructure, provide power, and most importantly improve the country’s security by enlisting more people in the armed forces, and security services.
He called on the Lagos Business Community to join hands with him because a viable economy requires collaboration between the political and business communities.
The vice presidential candidate of APC also added that his administrstion with Tinubu will end insurgency in 6 months to one year.
“Within six months and one year, my leader (Tinubu) will mobilize the leadership to end this madness,” he said.
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